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Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Film Stars’ War Effort

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
675A
Date Released
14 May 1942
Date submitted
May 1942
Date submitted
26 Apr 1942
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Royal West Country Tour
  2. 2Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Film Stars’ War Effort
  3. 3Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: American Man Power Lines Up
  4. 4Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Home from Malta
  5. 5Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Growing Confident - Mr Churchill
  6. *Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: League Cup Final

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 5
Section Title
Movietone’s War Time News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Victory Caravan. DESCRIPTION: In California Hollywood stars travel on the "Victory Caravan" performing in aid of service relief funds. SHOTLIST: General views of famous film stars, which include: Cary Grant. Charles Boyer, Joan Blondell, Frank McHugh, Frances Langford, Jerry Colonna, Elise Knox, Rise Stevens, Joan Bennett. Claudette Colbert, Eleanor Powell. Charlotte Greenwood, Arline Whalen. There are close ups of some of these. They are escorted to train by sailors of the US Navy. Kissing goodbye. Sailors run beside the train. Soldiers run and the girls stand on platform at the back of the train and wave and throw kisses.
Keywords
Entertainment and leisure; Women; Railways; Fundraising; Navy; Performing arts; Military
Footage sources
United States of America
Card file number
42279
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
73
Story extras:

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