Duke of Edinburgh attends Variety Club lunch to receive charity donations, many stars present.
Title reads: "Duke with Variety Club".
Variety Club tenth anniversary luncheon. G/V luncheon in progress. M/S Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip), Billy Butlin and Earl Mountbatten. C/U comedian Bud Flanagan. C/U comedians Tommy Trinder and Tommy Cooper. C/U actor Richard Todd. M/S actor Kenneth More addressing the luncheon. C/U Kenneth More telling anecdote about cab driver(natural sound). G/V guests laughing and applauding. C/U Billy Butlin about to present the cheques raised by Variety Club. L/S stars at the top table applauding. L/S Billy Butlin shaking hands with Duke who holds cheques up in the air. G/V guests applauding. M/S Duke giving speech (natural sound). On behalf of the Queen's charities, he thanks the audience for their donations. G/V guests laughing and applauding.
Money raised goes to National Playing Fields Association, Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and the National Association for the Blind.
Note: see separate record for DUKE WITH VARIETY CLUB - LONG VERSION. The longer version was cut for C. J. Latta, founder of British Tent. Features more British stars. AH 2001
Note: lots of letters, brochures and press releases from Variety Club about event on file.