• Short Summary

    Prince Philip pays a visit to the Lords Taverners' Charity Ball.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Duke With Taverners".

    GV Various prizes on show for Tombola at the Lords Taverners' Charity Ball in Grosvenor House. CU Sign "The Duke of Edinburgh will buy the first ticket on the Tombola".

    CU Prince Philip laughing. SV The Duke drawing tickets for Tombola after investing £5. CU Unfurling ticket but all tickets were blanks drawn by the Duke pan to the Duke laughing. SV Duke looking at the prizes. SV Duke looking at prizes and talking to a woman and laughing.

    GV Pan. Two flat bottomed racing eight boats on the floor with the Oxford and Cambridge crews rowing against each other - a dry land rowing competition. SV The Oxford crew rowing. SV Liquid in a gauge moving up under pressure.

    GV In the foreground Richard Hearne (Mr Pastry) As Cox to the Lord Taverners crew in the background the Oxford and Cambridge combined crew rowing against them. Richard Hearne as cox falls out of the boat and then makes his way back again. Nearer shot. Pastry standing up in stern of boat he takes his coat off and dives in "The water" He swims on his back on the floor to the umpires' boat pan to the rest of the crew still rowing. GV guests watching.

    SV The Duke presents Pastry with an oar and Pastry presents the Duke with an oar. CU The Duke takes some sort of medal out of his pocket and pins it on Pastry's coat. The Duke polishes his star of garter order with his elbow he then continues to pin medal on to Pastry's coat. Pastry has a good look at the Duke's row of medals. The Duke "Knights" Pastry with the oar.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:39:00 / 01:07:18:00

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