Gracie Fields - Maidstone 1938

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    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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    Cataloguer:
    Emma
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    17403
    Sort Number:
    38/058
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:20:00 / 01:24:13:00
    Canister:
    38/58
    Film ID:
    973.21
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1938
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