Miss Olga Serena opens new Headquarters for St. John's Ambulance Brigade in Slough
Slough, Berkshire (was Buckinghamshire).
Full title reads: "New Headquarters St. John Ambulance Brigade Opened at Slough".
Miss Olga Serena (celebrity?) and high ranking officers of St. John's Ambulance Brigade open a new headquarters in Slough, Berkshire.
L/S of large Georgian-style house, a banner hangs over part of it. Various shots of ranks of nurses and St. John's Ambulance men (of South Bucks. Core). A crowd of local dignitaries, including Mayor of Slough, are also present.
M/S of Sir Major General Percival Wilkinson. He welcomes Miss Serena with a handshake. Miss S. is given a bouquet before inspecting the nurses. Mr. H. Tyson Chambers presents Miss S. with a key. Miss S. makes a speech and opens doors of new H.Q. As she walks in the door, the banner is pulled away, revealing a plaque reading: 'The Serena Headquarters'.
Various shots of dignitaries filing in through the door to look around H.Q. C/U of St. John's flag. M/S of new St. J.'s ambulance. General shots of people standing outside house and coming out of door. M/S of Miss S. posing on front door. We see Miss S. passing crowd as she leaves.
Note: bottom of title obscured by timecode bar on tape *PM0883* - says something about this story being part of serial for Adelphi Cinema. Item looks like local interest story - maybe cut for Buckinghamshire cinemas? AH 2001.