A scrapbook of photos and personal messages from British artists is sent to USSR.
Part of issue FINE AND LARGE.
Pathe Studios, London.
C/U of book with title: "British Artists Tribute to Artists of USSR". The book comprises of photographs and personal messages from British artists to their counterparts in Soviet Union to promote "post-war friendships and closer collaboration".
Various C/Us of page. From world of music we see messages from: John Ireland , Dr Malcolm Sargent, Dr Vaughn Williams and Dame Myra Hess. There are messages from painters: Augustus John, CRW Nevinson. Writers HG Wells, George Bernard Shaw and Lawrence Bingon contribute messages. From the world of theatre and film, there are messages from: Sybil Thorndike, Constance Cummings, Yvonne Arnaud, Robert Donat, Ann Todd and Esmond Knight. There are also messages from comedians Bud Flanagan and Leslie Henson, alongside those from singer Dorothy Dickson and "impresario" Charles B Cochran.