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    Savoy Hotel, London, England: SV Bedser twins arrive. SCU Jim Laker arrives. SCU Sid Wooderson arrives. SCU Roger Bannister arrives. SCU Patsy Hendren arrives. SCU Joe Davis arrives. SV Gordon Pirie arrives. SCU Pat Smythe arrives. SV Gordon Pirie, Smythe pose. Side V Lord Aberdare presents Pat Smythe with cup. SCU Ditto. CU People applaud. Side V Aberdare presents Pirie with trophy. CU Ditto. GV Crowd. SCU Pirie speaks:-(Nat.sd.) CU, SV, Ditto:-(Nat.sd.)



    SOUND EFFECTS. SCU Gordon Pirie speaks:- "This is the first occasion I have been invited to this function and it is rather strange I should have to come...(laughter & applause." CU.... "And now I send a message to Britain's up & coming stars - the youngsters who are trying to emulate Britain's top sportsmen - go to your sport hard & go to win."



    SV...."And I think that is just about all I can say, and I am, well, rather overwhelmed in coming to receive this trophy and thank you very much indeed."(applause..(he sits)



    Personalities - Sport; Women; Period Attitudes; Ceremonies - Awards; Patricia Rosemary Smythe, later Koechlin-Smythe (b. 1928), Great Britain




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    GEMMELL, FARMER, HUBBARD.
    Savoy Hotel

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    Film ID:
    VLVA46IPX3IHDTOXVXXFBAWKIV2UA
    Media URN:
    VLVA46IPX3IHDTOXVXXFBAWKIV2UA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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