• Short Summary

    Glorious early colour tour around Hollywood - scenes of film premier of 'Dirigible'.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown. 1931?

    Title reads: "Wardour Films presents Round About Hollywood".

    Hollywood, California, United States of America (USA).

    GV Hollywood from hills. Hollywood Bowl - pan across views of buildings. Views of concert in Hollywood Bowl.

    Views of homes in Hollywood. Different styles of architecture and design - good travel shots of homes.

    Exterior of people coming out of Church. Ext. of different styles of Church building.

    Ext. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce building. Ext. Hollywood athletic club.

    Top view of mini golf course.

    Ext of Hollywood Hotel. Travel shots down Hollywood Boulevard past film theatres / cinemas. Warner Brothers building. Brown Derby restaurant. Henry's Restaurant. American Legion building - MS of artillery gun on show outside. MS statue in memory of Rudolph Valentino. CU plaque. Pan up statue. MS of women showing designer dress.

    High Angle shot of Premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Illuminated night shots. Film is 'Dirigible'. Stars arrive including Bessie Love, Sally O'Neil, Edward G Robinson, Carl Laemmle Snr and Gloria Swanson. Ext of Cinema.

    N.B. Dirigible was released by Columbia in America in 1931 - directed by Frank Capra and starring Fay Wray.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:37:00 / 01:40:12:00
    UN 153 B

Comments (1)

  1. STANWYCK says

    That's Barbara Stanwyck + husband Frank Fay arriving after Bessie Love, although they are not acknowledged on the soundtrack.

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