• Short Summary

    Footage of rehearsal for the musical 'Wedding in Paris' at the London Hippodrome.

  • Description

    The London Hippodrome.

    Several shots of young women putting costumes on backstage for the play 'Wedding in Paris'. M/S of woman looking in mirrors to see how well costume fits M/S of the playwright Vera Caspary sitting at desk with producers George and Alfred Black. M/S of the director Charles Hickman, talking to set and costume designers. C/U of a model of the stage for the play. C/U of Hickman talking.

    Several shots of the composer Hans May sitting at piano talking to singer Sonny Miller. Several shots of rehearsals underway on stage. L/S of boy placing cups of tea on table. M/Ss of the performers coming over and taking one. Good shots of actor and actress Anton Walbrook and Evelyn Laye rehearsing. M/S of woman practising dance routine. Several very good shots of people performing on stage in the finished musical.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1333.28
    Media URN:
    44040
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:12:00 / 01:57:06:00
    Canister:
    NP 509

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