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On Stage

Series

Series Name
This Week In Britain

Issue

Issue No.
1125
Date Released
1980
Length of issue (in feet)
175
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1On Stage

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 1
Summary
COI synopsis: New Zealander, Barbara Ewing visits the Savoy Hotel for 100th birthday celebrations of The Stage newspaper, the trade journal for Britain’s entertainment industry. Among the one thousand guests, she meets one of the theatre’s longest-established stars, Sir Ralph Richardson and one of the newest, Elaine Paige, leading lady of the musical ‘Evita’.
Researcher Comments
Also includes a brief interview with Frankie Vaughan. Guests pictured also include: Leslie Phillips, Katie Boyle, Frank Comerford and Moira Lister. Includes various pieces of footage from Pathe and Imperial War Museum, including Queen Victoria’s funeral, ‘Hamlet’, foot jugglers and George Formby entertaining troops. NB: Information drawn from the Australian version
Keywords
Commemorations; Mass media; Entertainment and leisure; Newspapers; Performing arts
Written sources
COI Catalogue Cards [BFI National Archive]
COI Microfilm Roll 42 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 936/1125
Credits:
Presenter
Barbara Ewing
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Cutter
John Wilson

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk
For commercial/footage reuse enquiries:
footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
Series held
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