• Short Summary

    Pearly Kings and Queens from around London attend a Christening in Southwark.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Pearlies Christening'".

    Southwark, London.

    CU Coster Women's hats pan up to women putting on hats. CU Pearly Queen pan to another. SV Pearlies admiring baby. CU Bow being tied on baby's christening robe pan up to baby. SV St. Mary Magdalen Church, Southwark pan down to Pearlies waiting outside. CU Pearly King. CU Back view of Islington Pearly King. CU Coster King of Finsbury's coat. CU Back of Pearly Queen of Camberwell's coat. Back view of Pearly Queen of Marylebone Coat. C. Back view of Pearly Queen of Acton (Zoom in). SV Pearlies entering Church. S. Pearlies walking down aisle of church to font. CU Choir boy singing. CU Mother with child pan to clergyman CU Pearly Queen singing. SV Vicar christening baby. CU Pearlies in congregation. CU Vicar wiping water from baby's head, baby crying.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1471.22
    Media URN:
    48015
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:29:00 / 01:34:32:00
    Canister:
    51/71

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Pearlies admiring baby" - the baby is named by the commentator as Linda Irene Marriott.

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