• Short Summary

    Stars of stage and screen visit Roehampton Garden Party.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THEATRE TAKES DAY OFF".

    Roehampton, Greater London.

    Noel Coward welcoming film and stage stars to Roehampton theatrical Garden Party. Close up shot of WRNS officer, pan to close up shot of Noel Coward. Noel Coward shaking hands with fashionable women. Close up shot Margaret Lockwood smiling. Crowd watching. Pan, Moira Lister wearing striped dress and hat. Close up shot of Ellen Pollock at side show. Man throws ball, pan to three posts. Angle shot of Hy Hazell throwing balls at show. Close up shot of Hy Hazell throwing balls. Close up shot of Margaret Rutherford. Comedian Leslie Henson getting autograph from little girl Close up shot of little girl trying to write autograph for Henson. Sign "The Crazy Gang Bar". Crazy gang scrapping about on lawn. Vic Oliver laughing. Jimmy Nervo walking towards, smoking cigar. Stars fishing for champagne bottles on lawn. Close up shot of Raymond Massey fishing. Close up shot of champagne bottle swinging on line. Raymond Massey pulls in champagne bottle. Crazy gang staggering out of tent and throwing Nervo onto lawn - after they shared the champagne with Raymond Massey.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1432.25
    Media URN:
    47094
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/07/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:15:00 / 01:40:44:00
    Canister:
    48/54

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