• Short Summary

    A short item celebrating the fact that comedian George Robey is now "Sir" George Robey.

  • Description

    Saltdean, Near Brighton, Sussex.

    SV. Sir George Robey standing by bust of self. SV. Robey walks over and stands by flowers. CU. Base of flowers, with "Congratulations Sir George". SCU. CU. Portrait of Sir George in stage costume. SV. Lady Robey reading telegrams to Sir George (For voice lead-in). SCU. Lady Robey reading telegrams from famous people. (Nat. Snd.) SCU. CU. Pile of telegrams. CU. Sir George says "England is a wonderful country, and after all, we have two young Prime Ministers". He winks.

    Note: telegrams include ones from Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier, Emlyn Williams, the Theatrical Managers Association and Jimmy James.

    (Orig. Neg) (Title "I")

    Cuts exist - see 54/4 M.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    136.02
    Media URN:
    29103
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:36:00 / 01:02:34:00
    Canister:
    54/4

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