• Short Summary

    CHRISTINE KEELER APPEARED AS THE MAIN WITNESS DURING THE FIRST DAY OF THE OLD BAILEY TRIAL OF DR.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PAN DOWN OLD BAILEY TO CROWD
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    2.
    LV CROWD
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    3.
    SV PAN DITTO
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    4.
    SCU MANDY RICE-DAVIES & CHRISTINE KEELER WALK TO CAR
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    5.
    SV CAR AWAY.
    0.34

    6.
    SV WITNESSES INTO TAXI
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    7.
    SV TAXI AWAY
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    8.
    SV GRIFFITHS JONES WALKS ALONG ROAD.
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    9.
    CU DR WARD INTO TAXI
    0.54

    10.
    SV TAXI LEAVES
    0.59

    11.
    LV EXT GALLERIES
    1.03

    12.
    CU POSTER ANNOUNCING EXHIBITION
    1.05

    13.
    MV VISITORS ENTER
    1.10

    14.
    CU PAN TO MANDY RICE-DAVIES OUT OF TAXI INTO
    BUILDING
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    15.
    CU INT MANDY INSIDE
    1.22

    16.
    GV VISITORS WITH SKETCHES IN BACKGROUND
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    17.
    CU MANDY
    1.35



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    Background: CHRISTINE KEELER APPEARED AS THE MAIN WITNESS DURING THE FIRST DAY OF THE OLD BAILEY TRIAL OF DR.STEPHEN WARD, TODAY.THE 50 YEAR OLD OSTEOPATH PLEADED: NOT GUILTY: IN A CLEAR, FIRM VOICE AS THE CLERK READOUT THE INDICTMENT CONTAINING FIE COUNTS AGAINST HIM.

    THESE INCLUDED THREE CHARGES OF LIVING ON THE EARNINGS OF PROSTITUTION AN TWO CHARGES OF ATTEMPTING OR INCITING GIRLS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 FOR UNLAWFUL SEXUAL INTERCOURSE.

    REPORTERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD, AS WELL AS LEADING SOCIETY FIGURES, CROWDED THE FAMOUS NUMBER ONE COURTROOM TO WATCH THE PROGRESS OF A WHICH HAS ATTRACTED THE ATTENTION OF THE COUNTRY EVER SINCE THE FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WAR, JOHN PROFUMO, RESIGNED BECAUSE OF HIS ASSOCIATION WITH MISS KEELER.

    THE ATTENTIVE LISTENERS HEARD MISS KEELER ANSWER QUESTIONS FROM THE PROSECUTION COUNSEL DURING A TWO AND A HALF HOUR PROBE OF HER LIFE.DR WARDS DEFENCE COUNSEL MR BURKE, PROTESTED ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS ABOUT THE QUESTIONS, BUT THE JUDGE RULED THAT THE PROSECUTION WAS ATTEMPTING TO SHOW WHETHER MISS KEELER SHOULD BE REGARDED AS A PROSTITUTE.AT THIS, THE FORMER MODEL INTERRUPTED: I WOULD LIKE TO SAY THAT I AM NOT A PROSTITUTE AND NEVER HAVE BEEN.

    WHILE DR.WARD WAS AT THE TRIAL, FINISHING TOUCHES WERE BEING PUT TO AN
    EXHIBITION OF 120 PAINTINGS AND SKETCHES WHICH WERE TO GO ON SALE AFTER THE DAYS HEARING ENDED.DR.WARD SPENT PART OF YESTERDAY SIGNING THE WORKS, MOST OF THEM IN CHALK AND PENCIL WHICH HE HOPED TO SELL AT PRICES RANGING FROM GBP35.00 TO GBP500 EACH.

    ONE OF THE PRINCIPALS OF THE GALLERY, ORGANISING THE SALE SAID: I SHOULD NOT BE SURPRISED IF IT IS A SELL OUT.WE HAVE RECEIVED MANY ENQUIRIES FROM WOULD BE PURCHASERS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1V5ZLVW42LREESSDS9LZQA4CE
    Media URN:
    VLVA1V5ZLVW42LREESSDS9LZQA4CE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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