The arrival of the stars for the Royal Command Film Performance. London.
Unused / unissued material.
Royal command film reception. Claridges, London.
Various shots of the guests arriving including :- Mr and Mrs Ray Milland, Mark Ostrer and daughter, John Bennett, William Eythe, Maria Montez, Michael Powell, Reginald Gardiner, Martha Scott, Vivien Leigh, Dorothy Malone, Terry Ashwood, Howard Thomas, Walter Wanger, Oliver Bell, Sir Gordon Craig, Jean Pierre Aumont, Kim Hunter Mr and Mrs Pat O'Brien, Sidney Bernstein, Max Milder Rosamund John, Sir Alexander Korda, Eric Portman, and Michael Redgrave.
Note: A Pathe website user informs us that this event was the press reception before the premiere of the Powell and Pressburger film "A Matter of Life and Death". This was the first ever Royal Command Film Performance and took place on 1st November 1946.