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  • Short Summary

    Comedian George Robey acts as auctioneer at French Red Cross Fundraiser in Liverpool.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Liverpool. George Robey As Auctioneer - in aid of French Red Cross.'

    Merseyside.

    Comedian George Robey serves at fundraiser for the French Red Cross. Looking over heads of crowd toward platform / auction block outside large, city building; where several people are standing. CU Robey; in Army uniform; holding up & praising some object; a few people behind him. Next; Robey holds up a model; about 1' high; of a French poilu; he turns it around; talking continuously. Finally shot of Robey surrounded by crowd of people - he's still talking and is handing round a hat to collect money from the people.

    Sale; home front World War One; fund-raising; entertainers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1942.07
    Media URN:
    73910
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:35:00 / 01:05:16:00
    Canister:
    ON 177 G

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