• Short Summary

    Lady Melchett presents cheques to Pools winners Sydney Keen and Arthur Webb.

  • Description

    Title reads: "London - he wins £265,000".

    Grosvenor House, London.

    Record Pools winner. Interior of Grosvenor House where the two pool's winners are being congratulated by Lady Melchett. Littlewoods Football Pool's representative announces the winnings and passes the cheques to Lady Melchett who hands them to the winners (natural sound).

    M/S press photographers. C/U of Sydney Keen of Beckenham, Kent, the winner of over $100,000. C/U Lady Melchett with Arthur Webb from Scarborough, winner of the first dividend of over £250000. C/U Mr. Webb's cheque. C/U winners smiling. C/U Mr. Keen laughing as he looks at his cheque. C/U Mr. Keen's cheque. M/S Mr. Keen waving his cheque in the air for the press. C/U Mr. Keen and Mr. Webb smiling with their cheques.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1701.29
    Media URN:
    52878
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/11/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:50:00 / 01:37:58:00
    Canister:
    59/95

Comments (1)

  1. wendy.punal says

    wow that is my great granddad winning the pools!!! Arthur Webb!

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