Odeon, Leicester Square.
CU. Head shot of actor Sir Laurence Olivier. CU. Head shot of Mrs. Lewis Douglas. SCU people walking past camera. CU actress Glynis Johns MS elevated unidentified man and woman arriving through crowds. MS Jane Wyman arriving. SCU Valerie Hobson. CU Diana Dors looking very young, about 18-years-old – SL. SCU Michele Morgan arriving SCU Attenborough and Sheila Sim arriving. CU Attenborough and Sheila Sim. CU Hazel Court and Dermot Walsh SCU. Sir Laurence Olivier walking forward to receive his award from Sir Michael Balcon. SCU. Jane Wyman sitting on stage. SCU Heim Heckroth receiving award from Michael Balcon while Roger Manville looks on MS. Mrs. Lewis Douglas wife of American Ambassador and Sir Laurence Olivier looking on, clapping. MS Jane Wyman receives her award SCU. Mrs. Lewis Douglas presenting an Oscar to Sir Laurence Olivier. LS GV looking towards platform SCU pan along Jane Wyman, Robert Flaherty, Carol Reed and another man sitting on platform as Mrs Douglas speaks MS Jane Wyman standing up and bowing SCU Robert Flaherty receiving his award from Sir Michael Balcon SCU. Laurence Olivier receiving his Oscars from Mrs Douglas. SCU. Carol Reed receiving his award from Sir Michael Balcon as Roger Manville looks on. MS Sir Laurence Olivier making speech on behalf of all those who receive awards: MS Jane Wyman and Robert Flaherty sitting on stage MS Olivier continues, thanking Philip (surname indistinguishable) MS Olivier continues MS Mrs Lewis Douglas speaking MS Laurence Olivier receiving award from Balcon SCU Jane Wyman and Robert Flaherty sitting on platform LS GV stage with Balcon speaking GV stage of Odeon Leicester Square with curtains opening SV the Oscars on the table SCU Jane Wyman receiving her certificate from Sir Michael Balcon and Roger Manville looking on. MS. Laurence Oliver and Mrs Douglas applauding CU Carol Reed receiving certificate SCU. Jane Wyman and Producer / Director Robert Flaherty applauding. MV. Mrs. Douglas congratulating and presenting first Oscar to Sir Laurence Olivier. SV. Mrs. Douglas presents second Oscar to Olivier.
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Note: intermittent sound.
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