• Short Summary

    Sir Anthony Eden makes speech, Jack Buchanan introduces Bing Crosby at forces social club.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Stage Door Canteen".

    Stage Door Canteen, Piccadilly, London.

    M/S of Foreign Secretary Sir Anthony Eden on stage of club for servicemen and women. He makes jovial speech to declare the place open. He makes slightly rude joke about "unity amongst the allies" existing within the club.

    Bing Crosby and Jack Buchanan come on and they get involved in comical chit-chat. Bing Crosby then sings chorus from "Amour, Amour".

    Good shots of men and women in uniform in the audience.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1123.19
    Media URN:
    39133
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:55:00 / 01:47:13:00
    Canister:
    44/72

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