• Short Summary

    The Variety Club hosts dinner for under privileged children and then enjoy dinner themselves.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. City Welcomes Variety Club".

    Guildhall, London.

    GV Int. Guildhall. Children seated at dinner. CU Child drinking soup. SV Boy eating dinner. SV Boy and girl at table. CU Small boy eating dinner. LV Children seated at luncheon. CU Boy drinking from wine glass. CU Small boy drinking from wine glass. CU Small boy eating. CU Small boy finishes lunch, looking aghast. SV June Cunningham signing autographs at table. SV Julie Wilson blowing up balloon. SV Toast Master pulling cracker with girl. CU Boy looking at stage. SV Comedian Norman Wisdom entertaining children. CU Boy applauding. GV Norman Wisdom entertaining children. SV Chandeliers.

    GV Int. Guildhall. Evening banquet in progress. CU Lord Mayor of London seated at table. SV Sir Tom O'Brien and Lord Mountbatten applauding. LV Guests at tables applauding. LV Lord Louis Mountbatten rises amidst applause to make speech. CU Lord Mountbatten speaking about the Variety Club. GV Guests applauding. LV Billy Butlin standing to make presentation speech. SV Girl in costume handing Lord Mayor a cheque for Aberlour Orphanage. SV Lady Edwina Mountbatten being handed cheque for Shaftesbury Society. LV Signor V Zoppi, Italian Ambassador receiving cheque for Italian Hospital. CU Managing Director of Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC) CJ Latta applauding. LV Jack Hawkins (Film Actor) receiving cheque for the Actors Orphanage. GV Banquet.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:18:00 / 01:33:31:00

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