• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret attends premiere of film "Look Back in Anger".

  • Description

    Title reads: "Princess at Film Premiere".

    Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London.

    L/S of cinema advertising film "Look Back in Anger", crowds wait outside for stars to arrive for film's premiere. C/U film star Carole Lesley arriving with John Kennedy (Tommy Steele's manager). Film star Eva Bartok arriving. Crowds. C/U television personality Jackie Rae with his film star wife Janette Scott. M/S Sir Philip Warter (Chairman of Associated British Pictures) with his wife and daughter.

    Interior shot: looking down at celebrity guests in foyer. C/U film stars Vivian Leigh and Michael Redgrave. C/U film star Trevor Howard entering. Managing Director of Associated British Pictures, C.J. Latta arrives with his wife and granddaughters. C/U film star Terry Thomas entering with actress Penny Morrell, he is smoking cigarette in holder. C/U film star Richard Todd with his wife.

    Exterior: Princess Margaret steps from her car and is greeted by Charles Goldsmith, Managing Director of MGM. Interior of foyer: guests awaiting royal entrance. Princess Margaret is introduced to Mr. Latta. L/S guests lining foyer. Princess Margaret then receives bouquets from Mr. Latta's granddaughters (Peg Boyd-Gibbins and Pam Boyd-Gibbons).

    Note: for longer version see record for film id 1583.24.

    Note: press release about the premiere on file.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:08:00 / 01:47:40:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    Premiere took place on 28 May 1959.

    Richard Todd's wife's name is Catherine.

    Terry Thomas arrives with actress Penny Morrell (future wife of George Cole).

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