• Short Summary

    Mayor of London makes charity appeal to make anniversary of King George V's death.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Lord Mayor appeals for King George V Memorial Fund".

    London.

    M/S of Lord Mayor of London, Sir G. Broadbridge, sitting on throne in his ceremonial robes. He makes an speech announcing that the week before January 20th 1937, the anniversary of King George V's death, will be a memorial week. The Mayor asks people to order their banks to transfer their "odd shillings and pence" into the charitable memorial fund during this week. The money will go towards building playing fields.

    M/S of men going to counter inside bank. Various shots of children playing in streets and parks.

    Note: old records refer to this campaign as 'King George V Jubilee Trust Fund'. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    899.23
    Media URN:
    13246
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:58:00 / 01:47:00:00
    Canister:
    36/103

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