• Short Summary

    A COMMONWEALTH EXHIBITION, DESCRIBED AS "A GOODWILL CAUSE FOR ALL PEOPLES OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH", WAS OPENED AT SHEPPERTON UK, TODAY (SUNDAY) BY SIR JAMES HARFORD OF THE COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE.

  • Description

    A COMMONWEALTH EXHIBITION, DESCRIBED AS "A GOODWILL CAUSE FOR ALL PEOPLES OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH", WAS OPENED AT SHEPPERTON UK, TODAY (SUNDAY) BY SIR JAMES HARFORD OF THE COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE.

    PIGEONS WERE RELEASED TO MARK THE OPENING AND SIR JAMES TOOK THE SALUTE AT A SMART MILITARY PARADE OF ALL THE COMMONWEALTH CONTINGENTS.

    SILVERWARE FROM THE NEWLY FORMED FEDERATION OF MALAYSIA WAS AMONG THE MANY PRODUCTS ON SHOW IN THE COMMONWEALTH PAVILION.

    OTHER COUNTRIES REPRESENTED WERE AUSTRALIA, CANADA, CEYLON, CYPRUS, HONGKONG, INDIA, KENYA, MALTA, NEW ZEALAND, PAKISTAN, RHODESIA AND NYASALAND, UGANDA AND SEYCHELLES.

    THE EXHIBITION WAS SPONSORED BY THE COMMONWEALTH SERVICE ASSOCIATION, FORMED IN 1939.THE ASSOCIATION'S AIM IS TO UNITE THE COMMONWEALTH PEOPLES AND TO ASSIST ALL COMMONWEALTH ORGANISATIONS WHO NEED VOLUNTARY LABOUR, TO ENTER INTO COMMONWEALTH ACTIVITIES AND TO ASSIST COMMONWEALTH CHARITIES AT ALL TIMES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA63V6GIONNP875I6P969MOBQRD
    Media URN:
    VLVA63V6GIONNP875I6P969MOBQRD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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