• Short Summary

    Allegations of bribery centred around dance music booking in the BBC.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A Tale of the BBC"

    Story built round the bribery allegations against the British Broadcasting Corporation given in the report of Sir Valentine Holmes K.C. who conducted on investigation.

    LS Broadcasting house. CU Pan from top to front entrance door of Broadcasting House.

    MS CU Wing Commander Cooper MP for Middlesbrough full face commenting upon the report. He first drew attention to the bribery (nat sound)

    MS Mrs Tawny Neilson BBC dance music organiser mentioned in the report as having accepted expensive presents for bribes, walking along the street trying to dodge photographer Kibby Rickard.

    LS of Harry Roy, the band leader referred to as A.B. in the report sitting on a park bench reading.

    LS Pan down front of Broadcasting House.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1181.01
    Media URN:
    40688
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:24:00 / 01:02:11:00
    Canister:
    47/26

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