• Short Summary

    Stars of the Taverners take part in charity basketball match with Harlem Globetrotters. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Duke with Taverners.

    The Taverners hold charity basketball match for the National Playing Fields Association. Grosvenor House, London.

    Various shots as Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arrives in his Rolls Royce car. C/U sign 'Grosvenor House'. M/S Prince Philip walking down steps with Richard Hearne (Mr Pastry). M/S as he shakes hands with Sir Leary Constantine. L/S raffle prizes. M/S Prince Philip picking ticket in raffle. Various shots of the Harlem Globetrotters on the floor before game commences. M/S guests applauding. M/S of the Harlem Globetrotters and the Lord Taverners Team taking up positions for the start of the basket ball game. M/S umpire throwing ball in air for commencement of game. Globetrotters put basket into net. M/S guests applauding. Various shots as Globetrotters score another goal. M/S man laughing. Various shots of the match, the Globetrotters score another goal. M/S guests applauding. M/S as Prince Philip walks up wearing a white waiter's short coat. He pushes a trolley to the teams. C/U Mr Pastry waiting. M/S Globetrotters lined up watching the Prince pour out champagne for them. M/S of the Prince handing glasses of champagne to the Globetrotters who raise their glasses to drink. The Prince lifts tray of food and teapot from bottom shelf. C/U woman guest laughing. M/S of the Prince pouring out tea into cup held by Sid James who looks rather disgusted because it's tea. Various shots of the Lord Taverners team drinking tea. Various shots of second half. M/S Jack Train laughing. Various shots of match, a Taverner pulls chain on Globetrotters post to release net so that the ball cannot go in. M/S woman with long cigarette holder. M/S Harry Secombe dressed as Mr Pickwick coming on to the court. M/S man applauding. M/S press photographers. Various shots of the Taverners team. Various shots as Globetrotters present the Prince with jersey, he laughs and thanks them.

    Cataloguer's note: People featured include: Michael Denison, Peter Dyneley, Peter Haigh, Kenneth Wolstenholme, Ian Carmichael and Brian Rix.

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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:
    01:40:18:00 / 01:42:50:00

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