Lady Jellicoe launches a lifeboat at Plymouth, followed by cricket at Lords.
Item title reads: "Plymouth civic week. Lady Jellicoe inaugurates our latest lifeboat."
M/S crew in foreground with a large crowd watching from a high bank and a jetty to the left of the camera. Flags and bunting are draped along the landing stage. Lady Jellicoe arrives on the landing stage and stands with officials while a priest blesses the lifeboat. She then breaks a bottle of red wine against the boat, throwing it quite fiercely to smash it. The boat sails away, past camera.
at 01:19:05 - 01:23:58 - Cricket item - possibly Eton v Harrow (G1414)
M/S large crowd on a sunny day milling about, some seated on parked cars with a cricket pavilion in the background. Some wear top hats and carry parasols. M/S players walking onto the pitch towards camera. Various shots of play including crouching wicket keeper, C/U's of batsmen and crowd. (01:22:49) camera shot of grass with feet at top of frame. A groundsman pushes a large roller onto the pitch. L/S massed crowd and pavilion.
Note: This item is not listed for G 1415. A cricket item from G 1414 is currently missing -not in can 20/10/87. G 1414 item title reads: " Eton v Harrow. Governors - maters - sisters -brothers - sweethearts and chums come in their thousands to see their heroes battle in the Public Schoolboys Test. King Fuad was an interested spectator." Lords, London.
Also note - no shots of King Fuad, but excellent shots of top hats and tails, toffs and the 'hoy polloy'.