• Short Summary

    Thousands of Pounds are collected for Winston Churchill's 80th birthday.

  • Description

    Charing Cross Road, London.

    Angle shot, exterior, sign: '80th Birthday Centre'. This is a centre in which people can send gifts, money and best wishes for 80th birthday of Sir Winston Churchill, the Conservative Prime Minister. Money collected here will be presented to Sir Winston at his 80th birthday ceremony. SV. Interior, Ronald Bishop, Chief Accountant for Fund, sorting out buckets full of cheques and money. CU. Back view, Ronald Bishop, looking at cheques. SV. Postman arriving with another bag of mail. Angle shot, Betty Guard bringing in heap of mail to Ann Davies. SV. & CU. Anne Davies sorting the mail. Angle shot and CU. Anne Davies picking up bundle of letters (Air Mail) SV. & CU. & SCU. Mr. O. D. O'Sullivan, sorting out cheques. SV. & CU. & SCU. Chocolate and Marzipan fruit basket (cake in shape of fruit basket, looks impressive and tasty).

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    497.28
    Media URN:
    30320
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:30:00 / 01:42:41:00
    Canister:
    54/92

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