• Short Summary

    Lovely item about stars such as Renee Houston, Gracie Fields and Judy Kelly attending the 2nd birthday party of Leslie Fuller's twin daughters.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 105).

    Teddington, London.

    M/S of two dolls, and two toy monkeys. M/S of Gracie Fields playing peekaboo with Leslie Fuller's twin girls Anne and Sheila, it is their second birthday. M/S of Leslie and Gracie sat at a table with Renee Houston, the two women have the girls on their laps. Monty Banks comes over with cake tray and Gracie spills it over the table, Renee puts on a posh voice and tells her she's common, for which she apologises in similar tone. They laugh and joke.

    M/S of Judy Kelly sat at a table smoking a cigarette. M/S of Renee feeding Sheila and her teddy with cake. M/S as Anne puts a sausage (?) in Leslie's mouth, another lady guest checks her face in the mirror. Mrs Fuller stands next to Leslie, and Monty Banks comes up again and puts cream on his moustache and chin from a bowl. Gracie tells him to go and let the dog lick it off. M/S of Gene Gerrard eating. M/S of Leslie and his wife holding the twins and telling them to say goodbye to the camera which they do.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:00:00 / 01:27:39:00
    PT 340

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