• Short Summary

    Child singing star Petula Clerk at school and at play + performing in studio.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Youngest Sweetheart - Petula Clark".

    London.

    M/S of Corporal Clerk with soldier companions listening to his daughter sing on radio. C/U of Petula singing in microphone.

    M/S of postman delivering fan letters to Petula. Various shots of Petula in uniform at school. We see her sitting at a desk in classroom and playing netball.

    M/S of Petula rehearsing with Miriam Reed, her accompanist. Various shots of Petula playing in large gardens of stately home, she chases a tame sheep. Various shots of Petula and her younger sister visiting Chesington Zoo. They look at lions and Petula holds out a lollipop for the brown bears to lick.

    Various shots of Petula singing sentimental song in studio (song title unknown).

    Note: scene with soldiers listening to wireless looks set up - Corporal Clerk could be actor?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1215.19
    Media URN:
    33836
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:34:00 / 01:55:48:00
    Canister:
    NP 35

Comments (1)

  1. laurimeyers says

    The song she sings is Mighty Lak' a Rose. The same one she sang in 1942 during the radio show It's All Yours during an air raid.

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