Lord Mountbatten is Joan Crawford's guest
Admiral of the Fleet Earl Mountbatten of Burma talking with American actress Joan Crawford and Sir Billy Butlin (left) when Lord Mountbatten was guest of honour of Miss Crawford and her fellow directors of the Pepsi-Cola Company at a reception at Grosvenor House during the Variety Clubs International convention.
Entertainment - Charlie Chaplin in London - Savoy Hotel Roof, London
London-born CHARLIE CHAPLIN, greatest comedian of the century, returned to his native London. With his wife and four children, he stepped ashore at Southampton at 8:30 from the Cunard Liner 'Queen Elizabeth' in which they had crossed from New York. Shortly afterwards they boarded the boat train for London. They have come for a six-months visit, during which they hope to see something of France, Italy and Holland, as well as an extensive your of Britain. Picture shows Charlie Chaplin and his wife on the roof of the Savoy Hotel, when the comedian took the first opportunity of showing his wife the sights of London.
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Entertainment - Bud Abbott and Lou Costello - Southampton
American film and radio comics Bud Abbott and Lou Costello (known as Abbott and Costello) on board the Cunard liner 'Queen Mary' as it arrives in Southampton. They are here with a huge family party, intending to have a long holiday after engagements at the Empire, Glasgow, and the London Palladium.
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