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  • Short Summary

    First Premium Savings Bond draw takes place in Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    First Premium Savings Bond draw. Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire.

    Various shots Postmaster General Ernest Marples starting ERNIE (Electronic Random Number Indicating Equipment). Various shots of Lord Mackintosh speaking and holding up card of first £1,000 winning number.

    Various shots of ERNIE in action, Pamela Schofield and Norma Gregson stand by it, Norma cuts tape with numbers on it. Various shots Mr Grayson at control panel. Various cut-a-way shots of crowd, photographers, and ERNIE. CU Lord Mackintosh with winning Bond.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2872.25
    Media URN:
    83300
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    mute
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:43:00 / 01:40:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 2967 B

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