• Short Summary

    Peter Kent and Ted Martin take mobile ENSA theatre to entertain men at searchlight station.

  • Description

    No title - ENSA mobile theatre, visits searchlight station.

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots as soldiers clean a big searchlight. M/S of truck towing mobile theatre. Various shots of bleak fields. The theatre drives onto the field and the soldiers walk towards it. Various shots as the two performers, Peter Kent and Ted Martin light the lamps and prepare the theatre, then apply their make-up. Various shots as the soldiers enter.

    They draw back the curtain and have a sing-a-long with accordion accompaniment. Ted swaps his accordion for a clarinet, but Peter keeps interrupting him with jokes before he gets chance to play. A soldier comes up to play the piano. M/S of a dog. The soldiers sing along to 'She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain' as Ted plays saxophone.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1304.14
    Media URN:
    43245
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:58:00 / 01:30:13:00
    Canister:
    NSP 266

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