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    FOR THE 10TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR, THE DRIED FRUIT GROWERS OF AUSTRALIA ARE PRESENTING SPECIAL CHRISTMAS PUDDING GIFTS TO 100 CITIES THROUGHOUT BRITAIN.

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    FOR THE 10TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR, THE DRIED FRUIT GROWERS OF AUSTRALIA ARE PRESENTING SPECIAL CHRISTMAS PUDDING GIFTS TO 100 CITIES THROUGHOUT BRITAIN. STARS OF THE LONDON PALLADIUM PANTOMIME "BABES IN THE WOOD", ARTHUR ASKEY AND KENNETH CONNOR TODAY (THURSDAY) "STIRRED" INTEREST IN THE GIFTS AT A CEREMONY IN LONDON'S CADBY HALL.

    MESSRS ASKEY AND CONNOR HAD CADBY HALL IN AN UPROAR DURING THEIR OWN PARTICULARLY VERSION OF PREPARING THE PUDDING. AMID A DEVY OF GLAMOROUS MODELS AND AUSTRALIAN EMBLEMS, THE COMEDIES GAVE A GOOD-LUCK STIR TO THE 2,960-POUND (ABOUT 1,350 KG) PUDDING MIX - THEN PROCEEDED TO TASTE THE INGREDIENTS.

    IN ADDITION TO THE MIXING RUMPUS SIX ONE-OUNCE GOLD NUGGETS WERE INSERTED INTO THE PUDDING MIXTURE AS AN ADDED SURPRISE FOR THE RECIPIENTS.

    THE MIXTURE WILL SUPPLY ONE GIANT 160-POUND (72 1/2 KGS) PUDDING, AND SMALLER VERSION WEIGHING 20 POUNDS (9 KGS) AND 2-POUND (1 KG) TO BE DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT BRITAIN. THE PUDDING PRESENTATIONS WILL BEGIN AT A CEREMONY AT AUSTRALIA HOUSE, LONDON ON DECEMBER 1, WHEN THE HIGH COMMISSIONER, SIR ALEXANDER DOWNER, WILL HAND THE BIGGEST ONE OVER TO THE LORD MAYOR-DESIGNATE OF THE CITY OF LONDON, SIR LIONEL DENNY. SIR LIONEL WILL GIVE THIS PUDDING TO A CHARITY OF HIS OWN CHOICE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADX2DLG4TG1QZHU6NQC9UKRMWJ
    Media URN:
    VLVADX2DLG4TG1QZHU6NQC9UKRMWJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1965
    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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