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  • Short Summary

    Footage of fund raising auction for Red Cross.

  • Description

    Fund raising auction for Red Cross.

    World War One - home front. Fund raising. Auction for Red Cross. Shot from behind audience; looking over the backs of men's hats at a line of men standing on a platform. CU George Robey; actor; and soldier holding up a piece of currency. Then he shows little statue of French police soldier to the crowd - he talks as he rotates the statue; showing all the details. Quite the sales speech. Then a shot of Robey in the crowd still talking.

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    Film ID:
    1878.65
    Media URN:
    72234
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:43:00 / 02:01:19:00
    Canister:
    ON 075 K

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