60s fashion/Mini skirt-Beat Girls
Television's 'Beat Girls' dance troupe - Dee-Dee Wilde, Lorelly Harris, Diana South, Babs Lord, Penny Fergusson and Felicity Colby - "take off" at London Airport, where they were leaving for Venice with the Luvvers pop group. They are schedlued to perform at a lavish party planned by Universal Pictures after the premiere of 'Farenheit 451', the official British entry at the Venice Film Festival. * Wearing dazzle-striped mini-skirts, white sweaters and white boots. Sixties fashion (60s). Mini skirt.
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Festival of Britain 1951 - Tightrope Walker
Frenchman M Elleano crosses the Thames by tightrope, finishing at the South Bank site of the Festival Exhibition. Although he cannot swim, he has already crossed the Rhine by this method, and hopes to do the same at Niagra. In the background is Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament.
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Classical music - Herbert Blomstedt and Anne Marie Telmanyi - Londons Royal Festival, London
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor of the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, at London's Royal Festival Hall, where they performed the works of Carl Neilsen (1865-1931). The composer's 82-year-old daughter, Anne Marie Telmanyi, gives American-born Blomstedt a hug after the concert.
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