• Short Summary

    Pathe meets Mr Arthur Elvin, wizard of Wembley.

  • Description

    Wembley, London.

    Mr Arthur J. Elvin, Managing Director of Wembley Stadium, at home in Kenwood, walking through garden with wife. Several shots of Mr Elvin in the house having tea with with wife - their budgie Pedro is seen. Good shot of a bonnet of Daimler car. Daimler car arriving at Wembley stadium - good shots of towers. Several shots of Mr Elvin working in his office - talking to his press secretary, giving instructions to his secretary etc. Mr Elvin walking across Wembley stadium. Meeting Greyhound trainer Leslie Reynolds walking Greyhounds - nice shot of line of dogs' heads. Mr Elvin on football field looking at empty seats and grass.

    Several shots of the crowds at stadium during Football Cup Final match. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth presenting the Cup to winning team (library shots).

    Shot of the Wembley flag on top of stadium.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1386.17
    Media URN:
    45326
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:03:00 / 01:41:44:00
    Canister:
    NP 70

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