• Short Summary

    Speech by Lord Mayor to thank donators to Kings fund

  • Description

    Mansion House, London

    MS. Lord Mayor seated at desk handling cheques. LS. Girls at desks opening mail etc., Cheques and donations. MS. Girl seated at desk opening envelopes . Outside Mansion House. Memorial fund poster. MS. Mansion house. Memorial fund poster. Lord Mayor sorting out cheques. Lord seated at desk speaking. & MS. and retake. LORD MAYOR'S SPEECH (Nat. snd.) "The first response to this appeal has been most encouraging All sorts of people are subscribing most generously. Large institutions are sending large donations, and humble folk are sending what they can afford. All are equally generous and it's quite obvious to men, and it must bell all who are working on this fund that the nation is united in doing homage to great to a great King, who more than anyone spurred to unite us"
    Ditto, and retake.

    Note: First two takes are quite amusing because of the Lord Mayors nervousness .

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:05:35:00
    UN 2471 B

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