• Short Summary

    LONDON'S STREATHAM ICE RINK TONIGHT (TUESDAY) PRESENTED THE FIRST ROYAL ICE SKATING GALA. QUEEN ELIZABETH?

  • Description

    LONDON'S STREATHAM ICE RINK TONIGHT (TUESDAY) PRESENTED THE FIRST ROYAL ICE SKATING GALA. QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER WAS THE GUEST OF HONOUR AT A PERFORMANCE FEATURING MANY INTERNATIONAL SKATING STARS.

    THE SHOW RANGED FROM FIGURE-SKATING TO ICE-DANCING TO YOUNGSTERS DOING A CAN-CAN, AS WELL AS DEMONSTRATIONS FROM SEVERAL WORLD CHAMPIONS. IT WAS AN EXHIBITION OF THE HIGHEST STANDARD FOR THE LARGE DISTINGUISHED AUDIENCE.

    FUNDS WERE RAISED FOR A CHARITY FOR WHICH HER MAJESTY IS THE PATRON - THE EX-SERVICES MENTAL WELFARE SOCIETY. IT IS THE ONLY VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION DEVOTED EXCLUSIVELY TO THE ASSISTANCE OF EX-SERVICEMEN WHO SUFFERED MENTALLY AS A RESULT OF THEIR PART IN THE WAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7566WNBQSTWP8C1JDE9WYPVYB
    Media URN:
    VLVA7566WNBQSTWP8C1JDE9WYPVYB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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