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Drama Awards

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1599A
Date Released
28 Jan 1960
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Rhodesian Highlights
  2. 2South African Disaster
  3. 3Drama Awards
  4. 4Algeria - Crisis

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Drama Awards. DESCRIPTION: Our pictures show Sir Alec Guinness arriving for the Evening Standard Drama Awards presentation party at the Savoy. Sir Malcolm Sargent was another of the distinguished gathering. Stars of stage and screen personalities included Leslie Caron, John Mills, Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell and Peter Ustinov. Sir Michael Redgrave presented one of the 1959 trophies to Eric Porter, for his performance in Rosmersholm, and Dame Peggy Ashcroft one to Flora Robson (star of The Aspern Paper). SHOTLIST: CU Alec Guinness. LS Sir Malcolm Sargent. CU same. LS Leslie Caron. MS John Mills and Nigel Patrick. MS Yvonne Mitchell and Sir Michael Redgrave. Pan - Peter Ustinov. CU same. GV gathering. CU trophies. LS Sir Michael Redgrave and Eric Porter. CU John Mills. LS Dame Peggy Ashcroft and Flora Robson. LS same. GV group. MS same.
Keywords
Mass media; Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Performing arts
Locations
London; England
Card file number
79185
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Camera
John Davies
Length of story (in feet)
84
Story extras:

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