• Short Summary

    John Parsons in welcome as American film stars arrive for visits to London

  • Description

    Reel 3 (section 6)

    Peter Irons introduces John Parsons to talk on global events in what has been a 'busy week' in the film world.

    Location: London Airport
    Frank Sinatra alighting from plane. Various shots of Sinatra talking to reporters (excellent) Photographers taking pictures of Sinatra. John Parsons shaking hands with Sinatra as he passes through customs. Close-up of two stewardesses looking on. John Parsons talking to Sinatra.

    (Note: Excellent close-ups of Sinatra talking about his role in new film 'Johnny Concho', one of four films that Sinatra made that year)

    Location: London Airport
    BOAC taxiing on airport. A young Shirley Jones arriving in the UK, to discuss her new film 'Carousel'. Good close-ups of Miss Jones.
    Location: Savoy hotel, London (?) Valentino Cortesa talking to John Parsons. Good close-ups of Italian actress
    Location: Victoria London
    John Parsons on platform waiting for 'Night Ferry' train carrying Ingrid Bergman. Ingrid Bergman talking to John Parsons. Ingrid Bergman going through customs (Excellent close-ups)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:00:00 / 01:21:21:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Peter Irons" in body text and tags should read Peter Arne.

    "Frank Sinatra alighting from plane" - it's a Douglas DC-6, Reg. No. LN-LMP.

    "Valentino Cortesa" should read Valentina Cortese.

    "Savoy hotel, London (?)" - yes, the commentator names it as such.

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