Daily Mail Film Awards presented by Lord and Lady Rothermere.
MS. Lord and Lady Rothermere receiving guests. They greet Anna Neagle, Herbert Wilcox and Michael Wilding, the team who made the film 'Piccadilly Incident', which won the award. MS. Anna Neagle, Herbert Wilcox and Michael Wilding smiling. CU. Lady Rothermere. CU. Herbert Wilcox drinking a toast, panning to Anna Neagle, then to Michael Wilding who joins in the toast. CU. Anna Neagle, pan to Herbert Wilcox. More shots of the two together and talking to another man. Various shots of the guests arriving and being greeted by Lord and Lady Rothermere. Some of the people are: Sydney and Muriel Box, Mr and Mrs Alastair Simm, Mrs Moffat, wife of the Director of Pathe, Patricia Roc, Michael Rennie, Jean Kent, Will Hay, Eric Portman, Greta Gynt, Margaret Lockwood. Various shots of the people sipping Champagne at reception. Several good shots of Margaret Lockwood, good close up shot of her. Various shots of the assembly and awards being presented. MS. Anna Neagle and Herbert Wilcox seated on platform holding their awards. MS. Margaret Lockwood seated on platform, gazing at her award. Arthur Rank receiving James Mason's award from Lord Rothermere, James Mason is in New York. Herbert Wilcox, Anna Neagle and Michael Wilding drinking a toast, Herbert Wilcox kissing Anna Neagle. More shots of Lord and Lady Rothermere receiving guests and the ceremony. Good close up shot of Anne Crawford. MS. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy arriving with their wives. CU. Hardy picking flowers from a nearby vase and handing them to Laurel and the wives. Some nice close up shots of the two.
Date found in the old record - 29/04/1947.
Note: Frances Day also appears.