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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Sir Stafford Cripps on holiday in Italy (Lake Garda, Punta, St Vigilio) with Lady Cripps and their daughter.

    L/S of Cripps leaving the Hotel St Vigilio. He is given a flower by a little girl; Cripps kisses her hand. Lady Cripps comes out of the hotel and Sir Stafford gives her the flower. She sniffs it. Cripps speaks to Leonard Walsh, the English owner of the hotel, then gets into his car. Lady Cripps and their daughter follow and the car is driven off up a narrow street, followed by two police motorcyclists.

    Several shots of Leonard Walsh strolling along the harbour front. He chats and smiles, fills his pipe with tobacco.

    Cripps, his wife and daughter enter a church, followed by Walsh. Lady Cripps and daughter in summer dresses board a small boat. They then get out again and wave to the camera before going into a building.

    Several shots of exterior of Hotel St Vigilio. M/S of Walsh looking through an album of cuttings on the hotel terrace.

    General view of Lake Garda with the hotel in foreground. L/Ss of the Cripps looking out of one of the hotel windows at the view and waving to the camera. One shot pans to view of lake.

    Note: Hotel St. Vigilio is an English managed hotel where many prominent English statesmen, including Winston Churchill, have stayed. Mr Leonard Walsh is an Englishman who owns the hotel, and acts as a bodyguard to these prominent statesman.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:30:00 / 01:16:00:00
    UN 2296 B
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    UN 2296 B
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