• Short Summary

    Pearly King and Queen enjoy Xmas dinner in East End pub with crowd of Cockney pensioners.

  • Description

    Titles reads: "Pearlies thank Canada".

    Old Kent Road, East End of London.

    Pearly King and Queen, Fred and Mary Tinsley, thank Canadian Hudson Bay Stores for Christmas Dinner for Old Folks. Panning shot as Fred and Mary enter the Lord Nelson Public House (pub). Various shots of Fred, Mary and crowd of Cockney pensioners enjoying Christmas dinner inside pub. Mary shows a commemorative plate to some of the guests, it was presented to her in Vancouver. Various shots Fred, Mary and the pensioners having a knees up, accompanied by accordionist. Night shot of pensioners, Fred and Mary, the accordionist and woman playing drum parading out of pub. Some of the old ladies raise their glasses of stout to the camera.

    Note: newspaper article on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1709.27
    Media URN:
    53117
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/01/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:35:00 / 01:38:41:00
    Canister:
    62/8

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