• Short Summary

    Variety Club luncheon with many stars present - longer version with additional material.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Duke with Variety Club".

    Variety Club 10th Anniversary Luncheon, London. L/S Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) with C.J. Latta (British Tent Founder) and Billy Butlin entering foyer. C/U Duke shaking hands with various members of crew of Tent 36. C/U Duke and Earl Mountbatten with C.J. Latta. Panning shot reception. C/U disc jockey (DJ) David Jacobs, comedian / singer Max Bygraves, comedian / magician Tommy Cooper and comic actor Ronald Shiner. C/U Max Bygraves talking to Tommy Cooper. C/U film actor Robert Beatty talking to film actor Richard Todd. C/U comedian Peter Sellers, he makes a face at the camera. C/U comedian Norman Wisdom, film stars / actors Jack Hawkins and film actor Kenneth More, Kenneth pulls Jack towards camera. C/U S.P. Writer and comedian Tommy Trinder talking. C/U actor Jack Hawkins giving toast. C/U Max Bygraves and Norman Wisdom, Norman straightens Max's tie. Comic actor Richard Hearne (Mr Pastry) offers film actor Ronald Shiner a bowl of olives. C/U Ronald Shiner takes an olive sniffs it and makes a face. C/U Tommy Cooper taking olive, he tastes it, sniffs at the bowl and makes a face. Panning shot reception.

    L/S guests seated at luncheon. C/U Duke of Edinburgh, Billy Butlin and Earl Mountbatten seated at table. C/U comedian Bud Flanagan. C/U Tommy Trinder clapping, pan to Tommy Cooper clapping. C/U Richard Todd. L/S Mr. Latta speaking about charitable work of Tent organisation (natural sound). G/V guests seated at their tables. C/U Duke. C/U Mr. Latta. Panning C/U Richard Todd and explorer Sir John Hunt. More shots Mr. Latta speaking. C/U member of audience, pan another member of audience. Various shots Kenneth More telling anecdote about cab driver (natural sound). G/V audience applauding. C/U Billy Butlin. M/S head table, with Bud Flanagan in the foreground. L/S Billy Butlin presenting cheques to the Duke of Edinburgh, Duke holds them in the air. G/V Audience. M/S Duke speaking - he thanks the Variety Club for their donations. L/V head table. G/V guests applauding.
    NB: this is long version cut for Latta, see separate record for short (film id 1599.30).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:33:00 / 01:51:55:00

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