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    Item title reads - Maidstone.

    Gracie Fields christens a baby elephant in Kent.

    The camera pans across large crowds of people. M/S of Gracie Fields making a speech, the elephant is stood beside her. She says she is going to christen the elephant with her lucky name which is Sally. M/S as they drink champagne and she tells the elephant not to muck about. She pours the rest of her glass of champagne over the elephant's head to christen her. Sally's keeper gives her a drink and Gracie says she is going to be a drunk elephant.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    17403
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    973.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:20:00 / 01:24:13:00
    Canister:
    38/58
    Sort Number:
    38/058
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Gracie
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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