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  • Short Summary

    Lady Docker and Len Hutton seen at some kind of charity event.

  • Description

    Castleford - signpost. West Yorkshire.

    Various shots, Len Hutton, cricketer, showing Lady Docker how to use a cricket bat. MS. Lady Docker kissing Len Hutton.

    Various shots of Sir Bernard Docker (former Chairman of B.S.A.) and Lady Docker playing marbles and fooling around. Lady Docker holds a cricket bat - first she pretends to take a shot then plays it as if it was a guitar. CU. Marble games. Various shots of marbles contest and of types watching. Lots of the women wear fabulous spectacles.

    Lady Docker looks super glamorous as usual. She kneels on a zebra skin during the games! She is presented with this at the end of the games then dances.

    This is probably some kind of charity event.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Note: Date on original record reads: 21/03/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3436.02
    Media URN:
    92957
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:07:00 / 01:11:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 2824 C

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "This is probably some kind of charity event." - it was an event that was held a number of times in the 1930s and 1950s.

    Visible at 02:49 is the footballer John Charles.

    Seen at 03:41 is Alderman Ezra Taylor, Castleford's first ever Mayor.

    The event seen here took place on 21 March 1956.

  2. jamied says

    Further to my earlier comment, the footage here shows one of the "Reight Neet Aht" charity events, that ran between 1936 to 1958.

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