• Short Summary

    Good item showing dress rehearsal for first television broadcast after the war. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Television's dress rehearsal.

    Alexandra Palace, London.

    Good shots of the television studio during dress rehearsals for first broadcast since 1939. Various shots of lights, cameras and production team at work. The director gives instructions to cameramen who move the cameras accordingly. The Windmill Girls come out and do a tap dancing routine. Others in elaborate costumes come out and another girl does a dance routine with high kicks whilst the cameras are rolling. A girl in sparkly shorts and top does an acrobatic routine and a man gives the cameramen instructions.

    End Titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1378.18
    Media URN:
    45109
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1946
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:17:00 / 01:44:50:00
    Canister:
    46/30

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