• Short Summary

    David Lloyd George opens Imperial Fruit Show in Birmingham.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Birmingham".

    Imperial fruit show opened by ex-Prime Minister, David Lloyd George.

    Various shots of Lloyd George watching apple packing. A young woman wraps the apple in paper and stacks them in a box - she works very fast! Narrator refers to Lloyd George as "the farmer of Churt".

    Various shots of girl holding a very large apple in one hand, and a cluster of tiny apples in the other.

    Various shots of glamorous girls posing with apples on oranges. They wear costumes and pose in stage sets of cottages and gardens, one sits on a swing. One girls is dressed in period costume to look like Nell Gwynne.

    Note: old records incorrectly refer to this as the industrial fruit show. Nell Gwyn and Nell Gwynne for search purposes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    939.62
    Media URN:
    14025
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:26:00 / 01:55:52:00
    Canister:
    37/85

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