Sir Laurence Olivier speaks at Film Industry Employees' Council conference

Made:
21 January 1951

PA Reuter photograph titled 'Sir laurence speaks on film crisis'. Caption on back reads: Sir Laurence Olivier, acknowledged leader of Britain's film and stage world, presided at the opening conference on the film crisis at Wyndham's Theatre, London, today (Sunday). Some of the best known of Britaon's stage and screen personalities were in the 450 audience for the meeting, called by the five trade unions forming the Film Industry Employees' Council. Suggestins for helping the industry were discussed. Picture shows: Sir Laurence Olivier, with hand raised, emphasises the serious situation facing the film industry as he makes the opening address at the conference today.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/30391
Materials:
ink, paper (fibre product)
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Daily Herald Archive, National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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