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Drama Awards

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1392
Date Released
6 Feb 1956
Date submitted
31 Jan 1956
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Nigeria - The Royal Progress
  2. 2Nigeria - The Royal Progress
  3. 3Sir Anthony Addresses Congress
  4. 4Drama Awards
  5. 5First of the Carnivals
  6. 6Arctic Britain

Story

Story No. within this Issue
4 / 6
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Evening Standard Drama Awards. DESCRIPTION: The Evening Standard Awards for 1955 were presented at a London Hotel before a distinguished gathering of theatre folk. The trophies were presented by Mr Max Aitken on behalf of Beaverbrook newspapers. SHOTLIST: Statuettes ready for presentation. Alec Guinness arrives. Sir Malcolm Sargent arrives. Joy Nicholls and Wally Peterson, Margaret Leighton, Sir John Gielgud, Nigel Patrick and Anna Massey?, Mr and Mrs Richard Burton (Sybil Burton), Henry Sherek talking to Mrs Nigel Patrick, Eric Portman talking to lady, Dorothy Tutin arrives. GV room 3 shots. CU Sir John Gielgud. CU Margaret Leighton. CU Alec Guinness. CU Dorothy Tutin, Max Aitken welcomes guests. D Tutin, Max Aitken presents awards to Richard Burton. CU Burton speaking. Max Aitken presents award to Stephen Mitchell. Prince Littler receives award for ‘Tiger at the Gate’. Peter Hall gets award. Julian Slade gets award and speaks, toast to winners.
Keywords
Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Newspapers; Cinema; Performing arts; Awards and honours
Locations
London; Savoy Hotel
Card file number
65838
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Soundman
George E. Collings
Camera
John Davies
Camera
Norman Fisher
Length of story (in feet)
71
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