Cricketer Len Hutton is awarded sportsman of the year at Savoy Hotel.
Unissued / unused material.
Title reads: "Sportsman of the Year".
Savoy Hotel, London.
C/U cricketer Len Hutton holding "Sportsman of the Year" trophy cup. Panning L/S crowded reception room. C/U Mr. and Mrs. Denis Compton (cricketer / footballer) arriving. M/S Bedser twins arriving (Alec Bedser, Eric Bedser - cricketers). C/U cricketer Jack Hobbs. M/S champion racing motorcyclist Geoff Duke arriving. M/S guests applauding. C/U Lord Burghley presenting cup to Len Hutton. C/U Lord Burghley (Chairman of the Organising Committee of the XLVth Olympiad) and Len Hutton holding cup. C/U cup pan up to Len Hutton. M/S Hutton holding trophy. C/U trophy. M/S two unknown personalities arriving. M/S boxer Freddie Mills arriving. M/S radio and television personality Gilbert Harding arriving. M/S skating champion Valda Osborne arriving. M/S Lord and Lady Burghley arriving, received by A.C. Drayton. M/S Hutton with cup.
Note: item is mostly mute except for burst of applause when Hutton receives award.