• Short Summary

    Gordon Pirie and Pat Smythe are awarded Sportsman / Sportswoman of the Year 1955 titles.

  • Description

    Savoy Hotel, London.

    GV. Guests in Savoy hotel. CU. Sporting Record Cup. SV. Gordon Pirie entering and being greeted by the Chairman of Sporting Record. SV. Horsewoman Pat Smythe entering and being greeted by Chairman. SV. Joe Davis entering and being greeted. SV. Mr and Mrs Don Cockell (heavyweight boxing champion of Great Britain) entering and being greeted. SV. Geoff Duke entering and being greeted. SV. Billy Wright entering and being greeted.

    LV. Crowd of sporting personalities watching presentations. CU. Sporting Record Cup being lifted from table by Ian Macleod, Minister of Labour. LV. Ian Macleod about to make presentation of Cup to Gordon Pirie whilst Pat Smythe walks onto platform - she is awarded the Sportswoman of the Year 1955 title. CU. Ian Macleod shakes hands with Gordon Pirie and makes presentation of cup. He lifts Pat Smythe's trophy from table, shakes hands with her and presents trophy. CU. Sporting personalities applauding. SV. Gordon Pirie and Pat Smythe holding their presentation trophies.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene F.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    559.23
    Media URN:
    31585
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:00:00 / 01:48:56:00
    Canister:
    56/1

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