• Short Summary

    Duchess of York attends the Celebration of Founder's Day at Spurgeon's Orphan Homes.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FOUNDERS DAY - Duchess of York present at Centenary Celebrations at Spurgeon's Orphan Homes."

    Spurgeon's Orphan Homes, Stockwell, London.

    Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) arrives to Royal box at Spurgeon's Orphan Homes for celebration of the Centenary of birth of Charles Haddon Spurgeon. She comes with several other people. A girl and a boy present her with flowers - very loud cheer off screen. Duchess talks to the children for a while.

    Pan across the crowds gathered for the Founder's Day Celebration. Various shots of the children's P.T. (physical training) performance - all girls. Duchess enjoys the show.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    787.38
    Media URN:
    9743
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:54:00 / 01:53:48:00
    Canister:
    34/49

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