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Hetty King - Performer

UK, 1970 (MIFF 1971, Programme E)

Director: David Robinson

An account of the life and career of one of the legendary figures of the English music hall, who was also a star of vaudeville in the United States and Australia during the early part of this century. The film includes a unique record of a performance given in 1969 when Hetty King was in her 87th year, with a sequence shot in her dressing room beforehand, showing stages in the elaborate 4-hour preparation for her act.

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