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Title:AIRBORNE TROOPS ARE ENTERTAINED BY AN ALL-ARMY CONCERT PARTY [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 58-4
Description: On the banks of the River Orne near Ranville, airborne troops help erect an improvised stage and billboards for a nine-man concert party called "Stars in Battledress" consisting of entertainers serving in various branches of the British army. The performers are seen getting ready backstage and doing various musical, trick-illusionist, juggling and comedy routines. The audience - about 200 strong - seen applauding and laughing at the various acts is composed of men serving with units in the 6th Airborne Division.
Production Country: GB
Production Details: Army Film Unit (Production company)
Walter, Ernest Henry1919Family origin: Barry, Glamorgan, South Wales (Production individual)