• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth inaugurates new building to house Chevrons Club in London.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Chevrons Club for service personnel, Dorset Square, London.

    Exterior shot of Club building. C/U plaque outside the door. Various shots Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) talking to representatives from the Colonies and Dominions. Various shots Princess making a speech inaugurating club's new home (natural sound). C/U Lord Arthur Tedder listening. C/U Lord Tedder smiling. C/U Arthur Creech Jones (Colonial Secretary). C/U the Princess (not speaking). C/U Lord A. V. Alexander, Minister of Defence. L/S the Princess leaving the club. Various shots the reading and writing rooms of the club, showing service personnel enjoying the facilities. Various shots the bar, with servicemen having drinks. people having drinks etc.

    Date given on old records is 10/02/1948.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2216.01
    Media URN:
    64717
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:05:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 1894 F

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