• Short Summary

    THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH ATTENDED A CHARITY FILM PERFORMANCE AT LONDON'S CASINO CINEMA TONIGHT (MONDAY).?

  • Description

    THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH ATTENDED A CHARITY FILM PERFORMANCE AT LONDON'S CASINO CINEMA TONIGHT (MONDAY). THE FILM WAS "WINDJAMER", AND PROCEEDS FROM THE PERFORMANCE ARE BEING ADDED TO FUNDS FOR THE BUILDING OF A THREE HUNDRED TON, THREE MASTED SHIP FOR THE SAIL TRAINING ASSOCIATION. PRINCE PHILIP IS PATRON OF THIS ORGANISATION.

    ALSO ATTENDING THE PERFORMANCE WERE YOUNG SAILORS FROM THE BRITISH YACHTS "TAWAU" AND "MERLIN" WHICH TOOK PART IN THE TALL SHIPS RACE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC EARLIER THIS YEAR. THE SAILORS WERE PRESENTED TO THE DUKE WHO SPENT SOMETIME CHATTING WITH THEM.

    THE SHIP THAT IS BEING BUILT FOR THE SAIL TRAINING ASSOCIATION IS DESIGNED TO GIVE SIX HUNDRED BOYS A YEAR TRAINING IN SEAMANSHIP AND CHARACTER BUILDING. BRITAIN IS ONE OF THE FEW COUNTRIES IN EUROPE WHICH DOES NOT HAVE A TRAINING VESSEL SUCH AS THIS AT PRESENT...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA0W7JL1USL0A3U7QV70GJY3YX
    Media URN:
    VLVAA0W7JL1USL0A3U7QV70GJY3YX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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