• Short Summary

    Charlady Mrs Florries opens new factory in Wakefield in West Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Charlady opens new factory. Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

    GV Rolls Royce pulling up outside the house of Mrs Florrie Field (Charlady), who lives at Stanley, Wakefield, to take her to open new wing of a factory. CU Rolls Royce. SV Interior Mrs. Field getting ready to go to the factory. CU Mrs. Field putting on her hat. SV As her son, Sapper Douglas Edward Field, of the Royal Engineers, helps her on with her coat. SCU Exterior of her neighbours waiting beside the Rolls. SV Mrs. Field and son walk towards Rolls. Camera pans as they are about to enter. SV As Mrs. Field and her son seat themselves in Rolls.

    GV As Rolls drives off for factory. SV Interior of factory, where people are crowding round platform. SV Mrs. Field on platform inside factory, where she walks towards tape with one of the directors. SV People clapping. SV Mrs. Field cuts tape and declares new factory extension open. SV Press. SCU Mrs. Field holding bouquet. GV Inside factory and Mrs. Field walks through escorted by directors. SCU Mrs. Field waves to people as she walks through factory. GV Mrs. Field walking through factory. CU Press. SV Mr. Victor Watson pours glass of champagne for Mrs. Field. SU Mrs. Field holding glass of champagne as she gives look of satisfaction.

    GV Massed photographers outside the Grosvenor Chapel, waiting for Lord Harlech and bride to come out. SV Lord Harlech and bride standing outside chapel, posing for press. SV Mass photographers. SV Pan as Harlech and bride walk towards car and get in. SV As they get into car and car drives off. SV Princess Margaret and Armstrong Jones leaving. Pan as they walk towards car. SV As they get into car. SV Harlech's daughter in hippie clothes with baby and friends leaving chapel. SV Harold MacMillan leaving. GV Guests leaving including Selwyn Lloyd.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:46:00 / 01:46:58:00

Comments (1)

  1. fractalize says

    The factory in question (which seems to be intentionally not mentioned in the film) is the Waddingtons (Games Division) factory at Woodlesford, from the 10th of December 1969.

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