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Tonight in Britain

UK, 1954 (MIFF 1955, Pattern for Leisure)

Director: Gerry Dupont

A short survey of British entertainment and London attractions photographed at Edinburgh, Stratford and in London; Eileen Joyce, Natalie Krassovska and the Festival Ballet, Claire Bloom, Michael Hordern, Tessie O'Shea, Eddie Gray, The Crazy Gang with the John Tiller Girls at Victoria Palace; Sir Adrian Boult and the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain at the Edinburgh Festival; scenes at the night clubs of London.

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