Gordon Richards Opens The 'flat' 1949

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Full title reads: "Gordon Richards Opens The 'Flat'".

Dorchester Hotel, London. Great jockey Gordon Richards at the Sporting Life Luncheon.

LV GV Luncheon assembly.

CU Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

LV Gordon Richards stands up to speak amidst applause.

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
45807
Sort Number:
49/022
Time in/Out:
01:46:58:00 / 01:48:08:00
Canister:
49/22
Film ID:
1407.36
Issue Date:
17/03/1949

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