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    Mayfair Hotel, London, England: GV Guests in Banquet room of Mayfair Hotel. SCU Guest of Honour, Adolph Zukor. GV First Speaker, J. Arthur Rank standing. SV Rank speaks:-(Nat.sd.) GV Rank sits, guests applaud. SCU Mrs. Zukor pan to show her with J. Rank looking happy. GV Sam Eckmann standing - peaks:-(Nat.sd.)-Guests stand & drink Zukor's health. V Mrs. Zukor with Adolph seated. SV Mr. Zukor gets to his feet. Shot Guests listen. SV Mr. Zukor speaks:-(Nat.sd.) GV Mr. Zukor sits, mid applause. SV Sir David Griffiths presents Zukor with Georgian candlesticks. FV Mrs. Zukor comes & looks at them. GV Pan Paramount building model (New York) cake being brought in to Paramount signature tune. S BV Bebe Daniels presents cake, to Mr. Zukor - she kisses him on both cheeks. Side V Bebe kissing Mr. Zukor's head - she wipes off lipstick. Side V Ditto - Mr. Zukor cutting cake. CU Ditto. Side V. Mr. Zukor congratulating Chef.

    SV Chef wheeling out cake. SV People handshake Adolph Zukor. Another V Ditto. SCU Ditto.


    SV Mr. J. Arthur Rank speaks:-

    "Mr. Zukor, we offer to you tonight our sincere congratulation on your wonderful 50 years in this industry & on reaching your Golden Jubilee. As a flour miller may I say to you, May the old mill grind nought for thee but for health, wealth & prosperity." (applause)

    GV Mr. Sam Eckmann speaks:-

    "I hope Mr. Zukor will be with us for many years so that we can continue to benefit from his integrity and from his wisdom."

    SV Mr. Adolph Zukor speaks:-

    "But I feel as confident to-day as I did years back that we have all again reached the stage when we can get the help of better understanding by producers all over the world & the technical values that are going to be used that will be at our disposal, that we have a very bright future & it is in our hands & we must make the best of it. We must not let the opportunity pass. Thank you." (applause)

    Personalities - Performers; Social Events; Adolph Zukor (1873-1976), Joseph Arthur Rank, 1st Baron Rank (1888-1972)


    Mayfair Hotel

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