13172_9845_mae_west_premiere.mov

13172_9845_mae_west_premiere

Bill Henry narrates footage of premiere of Mae West’s movie “I’m no Angel”, The exterior of the Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California with crowds milling around. There are spotlights and vintage cars driving by. Newspaper company respondents type at a row of typewriters in the press box,. A conductor (Harold Grayson) and his orchestra, all in suits and bowties provide entertainment. Shots of starts arriving, the women in lavish furs and the men in suits and vests. Jack Dempsey, Walter Houston, and Max Baer stand arm in arm and laugh. Loretta Young and Russ Columbo arrive. Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Godard, and Jackie Cooper arrive together. Mae West in a sparkly dress and fur coat arrives as the crowd stares. She stands at a microphone and gives a greeting to the crowd.

1930s
Subjects: 
B&W
Not Explicit