• Short Summary

    Princess Alexandra is guest of honour at Lord Taverners Hall. London.

  • Description

    Taverners, Grosvenor House, London.

    M/S Pan Princess Alexandra accompanied by President of Lords Taverners John Snagge walks into Grosvenor House. L/S Prizes in the Tombola. C/U including champagne. M/S Princess buys tickets for Tombola. C/U Pan as tickets are counted into Princess's hand. C/U The Princess looking at tickets. L/S Angus Ogilvy buys tickets. C/U Pound notes in ice bucket. C/U Angus looking at tickets. M/S The Princess looking at tickets. L/S Elevated Harry Secombe introducing wrestling match between Mick McManus and Steve Logan against Nicholas Parsons and Johnny Blythe. C/U Secombe. M/S Pan Johnny Blythe walks to ring dressed in suit of armour.

    M/S Guests laughing. L/S Elevated Nicholas Parsons wearing long pants running away from Mick McManus in the ring. L/S Parsons picks up referee Lew Marco and drop kicks McManus with Marco's feet. M/S As McManus grabs Parsons and elbows him on the head Parsons goes down and does a dying act in the ring. C/U Guests laughing. C/U Parsons making McManus jump up and down by pulling his ears. C/U Two women watching. L/S Pan Parsons and Blythe carrying Steve Logan as a battering ram throw him at McManus in corner. L/S As they do it again. C/U P.C. Dixon alias Jack Warner. L/S As Policemen in the ring fighting with wrestlers and seconds. The policemen are from Z.Cars.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:17:00 / 01:34:59:00

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