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  • Short Summary

    The Minister of Labour launches a campaign with athletes Roger Bannister and Gordon Pirie.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Westminster, London.

    Athletes Roger Bannister, Gordon Pirie and Minister of Labour and National Service Sir Walter Monckton pay £1 to 'Sponsor a Boy'. GV as General Sir Claude Auchinleck introduces Sir Walter Monckton. Sir Walter speaks. Sir Walter shows Prince Philip's (the Duke of Edinburgh) £1. Sir Walter with Auchinleck, Bannister and Pirie pay over Prince Philip's subscription. GV as people pay to 'Sponsor a Boy'.

    (Orig. Neg.) Old record suggests material dates from around 11/07/1955.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2688.08
    Media URN:
    79730
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:40:00 / 01:21:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 2752 C

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