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    Chefs from all over the world cook for the International Gastronomic Luncheon. London.

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    Item title reads - What's Cookin' ?

    Top chefs from all over the world cook for the International Gastronomic Luncheon at Cafe Royal, London.

    Top shot looking down on the tables and guests. M/S Chef M. Quex preparing French fillet of beef in the kitchens. C/U of Quex (Queux ?), C/U of the beef. Various shots as the Chinese chef Hwang makes shark's fin soup. C/U Hwang, C/U as he stirs the soup. Camera pans across two sucking pigs being taken from the oven, they have been prepared by English chef Sidney Gibson. C/U pan across Italian scampi, prepared by Signor Camillo, displayed on dish being placed on table. C/U box of caviar being opened, this was prepared by Russian chef Monsieur Niki. M/S pan as chefs carry sucking pigs into the restaurant on a long platter. Top shot of guests seated at tables. Various shots of waiters dishing out the food on long table, others take the plates to the guests. C/U pan with plate of food as waiter carries it across. M/S of oil king Nubar Gulbenkian seated at table talking to another guest, C/U of his face. M/S Henry Sherek congratulating Gibson on his sucking pig, he is joined by Charles Forte.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:36:00 / 01:03:32:00

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