• Short Summary

    LONDON HOSPITAL PORTER, JAMAICAN OSWALD BROWN, HAS JUST BEEN TOLD THAT HE'S WON GBP33,567 ON FOOTBALL POOL HE HAS SURPRISED FRIENDS BY CANCELLING A VISIT TO LONDON PLANNED FOR HIS THREE CHILDREN NOW IN THE WEST INDIES.

  • Description

    LONDON HOSPITAL PORTER, JAMAICAN OSWALD BROWN, HAS JUST BEEN TOLD THAT HE'S WON GBP33,567 ON FOOTBALL POOL HE HAS SURPRISED FRIENDS BY CANCELLING A VISIT TO LONDON PLANNED FOR HIS THREE CHILDREN NOW IN THE WEST INDIES.

    MR BROWN SAYS THAT SINCE HE WILL BE RETURNING TO KINGSTON NEXT YEAR WITH HIS WIFE RETILDA, THE FARES FOR THE CHILDREN'S VISIT WOULD BE WASTED.HE WENT TO WORK FOR THE DAY AT THE HOSPITAL AS USUAL BEFORE GOING TO THE HOTEL WHERE A SPECIAL CEREMONY HAD BEEN ORGANISED TO PRESENT THE CHEQUE TO MR BROWN.

    HIS WIFE SPENT SEVERAL HOURS SHOPPING, BUYING A HANDBAG AND SOME SWEATERS."IT'S LIKE A DREAM COME TRUE" SHE SAID."I WANT TO SEE THE CHILDREN, BUT I WILL LEAVE THINGS UNTIL NEXT YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9JGUYFZCHCHF9ZJFEAJKJ77Y0
    Media URN:
    VLVA9JGUYFZCHCHF9ZJFEAJKJ77Y0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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