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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Dudley Moore and Suzy Kendall separate
British comedian Dudley Moore, 36, and his actress wife Suzy Kendall. On arrival in Sydney, Moore revealed he and Suzy have separated. The couple wed in June 1968, at a secret ceremony in the London suburb of Hampstead. Morre arrived here with partner, Peter Cook, 32, to stage a new revue called "Behind the French". 827/03/02 British comedian Dudley Moore, 36, and his actress wife Suzy Kendall. On arrival in Sydney. British actor Dudley Moore died today, Wednesday 27th March 2002, at his home in New Jersey, aged 66. Moore, who became an unlikely Hollywood heart-throb portraying a cuddly pipsqueak whose charm melted hearts in "10 and Arthur", died of pneumonia as a complication of progressive supranuclear palsy.
Mike Summerbee and Tiller Girls - Stables Theatre Club, Manchester
Footballer Mike Summerbee is surrounded by the Tiller Girls at the Stables Theatre Club in Manchester. Members of the Manchester City team took a break from training to attend the pre-opening celebrations of the club, home of the newly-formed Manchester Drama Club. The Stables Theatre project has been set up by Granada Television and it is the first time a permanent company has been formed to work in theatre and TV together.
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