STK-ID 26696

Exterior shot of the Imperial Theatre at night, Danny Kaye and the Variety Club show advertised on marquee. CUs of backs of policemen holding back crowd, of people struggling to see between them. Profile shot of girl in raptures. Several shots of Lorne Greene interviewing celebrities on the spot as crowd mills around, including chief barker JJ Fitzgibbons, mayor McCallum, the head of Warner Brothers in Canada and two of three unidentified men. Shots of CY Strange interviewing Danny Kaye in front of the theatre as people move in and out of frame, policemen. Shot of Danny Kaye rushing to his dressing-room past camera. (00/11/1949)


Excerpt from
Variety Village Opening
National Film Board
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Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486