Stars at Daily Mail film festival at Odeon Leicester Square, includes stars reading from scripts.
Unissued / unused material.
Daily Mail British Film Festival, Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square, London. Date given on old record is 07/02/1949. Item is cuts from newsreel story in Gazette issue 49/12.
Various shots film stars Michael Denison and Dulcie Grey acting a scene from film "My Brother Jonathan". Various shots film stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison and Petula Clark (future pop star) acting scene from film "The Huggets", they read from scripts. More shots Dulcie and Michael acting scene - we hear director shout cut, a few times Michael and Dulcie talk to director off camera. NB: beware of copyright.
L/S British film stars on stage of Odeon. M/S Howard Thomas arriving at Odeon. More shots stars on stage. M/S unidentified starlet arriving. M/S film star Margaret Lockwood arriving. C/U Jack Warner. M/S Kathleen Harrison with Jack Warner. M/S crowd outside Odeon entrance. C/U Dulcie. C/U Michael D. M/S Michael and Dulcie. M/S Michael and Dulcie handing out festival tickets to young fans outside cinema. L/S Odeon. M/S crowd. People entering cinema.
M/S Margaret Lockwood arriving, carrying large film award. M/S film star Jean Kent arriving, she talks to fan and signs autograph. L/S Michael and Dulcie being mobbed by fans. M/S fans with autograph books outside Odeon. M/S Dulcie Grey signing autographs.
L/S starts on stage. M/S Howard Thomas amongst crowd. C/U National Film Award - statuette of woman holding a star. M/S Dulcie and Michael with pet dog. M/S Jean Kent and Margaret Lockwood with American film star and future president Ronald Regan - they are eating cake and drinking cups of tea. M/S Glynis Johns, Jean Kent, Ronald Regan, Margaret Lockwood and Petula Clark. C/U Jean Kent eating cake, pan to Ronald Regan. M/S Margaret Lockwood and two children - they are eating food from plates. M/S Ronald Regan and women film stars walking towards camera with arms linked. C/U film stars Kieron Moore and Glynis Johns - he lights her cigarette. C/U two men chatting. C/U Antony Asquith (film producer and president of ACT) arriving and talking to people inside the Odeon.