• Short Summary

    Fishermen of Hastings Old Town make Sir Winston Churchill a member of Winkle Club.

  • Description

    Hastings, East Sussex.

    GV. Interior, White Rock Pavilion, Hastings. Portrait of Sir Winston Churchill just been unveiled. Churchill and Field Marshal Montgomery (Monty) turn to look at it. CU. Portrait. GV. Old ship on Winkle island. GV. Churchill's car driving up. SCU. Old Salts, fishermen, members of Winkle Club, on old ship. SCU. Churchill and Monty in open car driving up to old ship, & GV. SCU. Monty standing up in car showing his "Winkle" to old Salts - he is a member of the Winkle Club. SCU. Mr Bunk Harggrey, Secretary of the Winkle Club, being introduced to Sir Winston. CU. Old Salts watching from ship. SCU. Bunk Harggrey giving Sir Winston the "Winkle" (natural sound). Mr Harggrey wishes Sir Winston years of happiness and jokes about the "Winkle" - people laugh. Sir Winston, standing in car with a cigar, accepts "Winkle". Story abruptly ends.

    (Lav.) (Orig "B")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    545.04
    Media URN:
    31107
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:07:00 / 01:04:29:00
    Canister:
    55/73

Comments (2)

  1. jimbreeds says

    A correction for you. Where you say \"Bunk Harggrey\" You should say \"Bunk Harffey\". Later he was Bunk Harffey MBE.

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  2. jimbreeds says

    Not sure why your site added those \\ characters. It wasn\'t me :-)

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