London | 1950 | Sound | B/W
Wonderful look at cultural London 1950's especially Theatre
London - Westminster, Piccadilly Circus in the West End and the statue of Eros. Good shot of Selfridges and Oxford Street. Savile Row. Tailor showing samples of cloth to a man in a bowler hat. Soho, exterior of Italian restaurant. Theatre in the crush bar, ticket box, . RADA drama students. Rehearsal for Shakespeare, making up in the theatre dressing room, fencing and phonetics for acting students, with matchsticks in mouths, movement. Orchestra rehearsal, Albert Hall. Advert for the 65th season of the Proms. Chelsea street scenes, Cheyne Walk, King's Road - the area by the Chelsea Antique Market, a woman and an elderly man in a beret read books at an open air bookstall. Roland Jarvis, artist at work, studio. Tate Gallery, National Gallery, interiors, good ones. Inns of Court, St Pauls, interiors. Johnson's House. Sheridan's play in action "School for Scandal" Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, interiors, moving stage, more interiors. Rowing in the lakes. Modern architecture, Festival Hall, South Bank, playwright George Mickie, theatre audience. Piccadilly Circus and central London at night
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