• Short Summary

    The glamorous gather for the London premiere of the American screen musical hit.

  • Description

    Leicester Square, London.

    Celebrities gather for the premiere of film "Guys & Dolls" at the Empire, Leicester Square. GV. Exterior of the Empire Theatre Leicester Square. at night. SV. Jean Pierre Aumont standing outside the entrance with his wife Marisa Pavan. LV. Arrivals, crowd watching. SV, Back view, Norman Wisdom jumping up in front of photographers for the crowds preview. SV. Veteran, 79 year old Charles Coburn with Mrs Erna Stenbuck sister of the film director Joseph Mankewicz. SV. Police pushing back crowds. SV. Pan Anita Ekberg accompanied by her husband Anthony Steel pushing their way through crowds to the entrance of the cinema. SV. Police and commissionaires holding back crowds. SCU. Anita Ekberg and Anthony Steel posing outside cinema. GV. Interior, the guests and stars assembly in foyer. SV. Herbert Wilcox and Anna Neagle walking towards camera. SCU. John Mills with wife and daughter. SCU. Benny Hill with programme girl. SV. Richard Todd and wife. SCU. Kenneth More and party. SV. Lord Mayor of London, Sir Cuthbert Ackroyd, shaking hands with Nat Cohen, the Chief Barker of the Variety Club. SV. Samuel Goldwyn, Head of MGM, introducing Lord Montgomery to personalities. SCU. Sam Goldwyn and Lord Montgomery, pan to Mrs Goldwyn. CU. Douglas Fairbanks smiling. SV. Lord Mayor of London and Sam Goldwyn with Lord Montgomery in the centre looking at souvenir programme.

    ( Neg) (Title Scene "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    603.37
    Media URN:
    32239
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:01:00 / 01:52:26:00
    Canister:
    56/77

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