Material relating to newsreel story "Royal Command Film Performance." - 50/88.
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Royal Command Film Performance." - 50/88.
Similar to newsreel story. The Empire, Leicester Square in London. Various shots of Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) greeting the stars including comedian Ted Ray and his son (Andrew). Princess Elizabeth chats with James Stewart. Several more good shots of the stars including Irene Dunne, Mr and Mrs Richard Todd, Janette Scott, Marlene Dietrich, Michael Wilding, Gloria Swanson, Valerie Hobson, Glynis Johns and Dulcie Gray. Shots of King George VI and the Queen chatting with the stars. Shots of large crowds gathering outside the building holding umbrellas.
Cataloguer's note: Some excellent footage of the stars. Well worth a look.