• Short Summary

    Favourite venue for forces entertainment closes down - two years after the end of the war.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Stage Door Canteen Closes".

    London.

    LS Couples on the floor dancing a quickstep.

    CU a sprig of mistletoe hanging from the ceiling.

    CU An RAF (Royal Air Force) boy kissed a WAAF (Women's Auxiliary Air Force).

    LS people singing Auld Lang Syne.

    CU Charles Dixon chairman of the stage door canteen locks the door with padlock and chain.

    MS the crowd outside watching him.

    LS the crowd in the street sing Auld Lang Syne before breaking up.

    N.B. The Stage Door Canteen was a war time venue for Services entertainment and dancing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1171.04
    Media URN:
    40413
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:54:00 / 01:18:56:00
    Canister:
    47/1

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