• Short Summary

    Vivian Van Damm oversees showgirls' rehearsal at Windmill Theatre.

  • Description

    Part of issue LET'S JOIN THE LADIES.

    Windmill Theatre, London.

    Producer Vivian Van Damm looking at costume designs backstage with wardrobe mistress and another man. Various shots of young hopeful coming to stage door and talking to doorman. The girl meets Mr. Van Damm. Various C/Us of Windmill Girls sitting backstage. We see Mr. Van Damm checking the other showgirls' hair and costumes while the newcomer changes into her costume. The new girl does tap dancing routine for Mr. Van Damm.

    Various shots of rehearsal: C/U of Windmill girl doing ballet on points. C/U of another girl doing limbering up exercises on bar. M/S of girl doing high kicks and flips. Various C/Us of very glamorous Windmill girls in costume. Last shot is off a Windmill girl's trademark long legs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1574.29
    Media URN:
    50516
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:32:00 / 01:58:15:00
    Canister:
    NSP 421

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