• Short Summary

    CEA Conference in Torquay + a day in life of CEA Chairman, Mr Jackson Withers.

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    GV Torquay. SV Sign "Torquay" on railway station. Train arriving. SCU Mr McGregor Scott stepping out of train. SV Towards, McGregor Scott followed by wife and Mrs Latta and her grand daughter. SV Another train coming into station. SCU Mr Jackson Withers stepping out of train and being greeted by Mr Progers.

    GV Torquay. LV Imperial Hotel. Angle shot, Grand Hotel. SV Mr Ken Jones arriving in car outside the Grand Hotel, he steps out, his family follows. SV Porter taking luggage out of boot watched by Ken Jones. SV Mr Jones and family walking into hotel.

    GV Torquay harbour with mooring hook in foreground. GV The Grand Hotel. SV Interior, cocktail bar, Mr Withers and Mr McGregor Scott and others drinking. SCU Mr Withers and Mrs Myott. SCU Mr Harry Adley pouring out Champagne from large bottle (nothing comes out). Mrs Myott refuses but Mr Withers accepts it. CU Barman shaking cocktail. Mr Harry Adley selling variety club draw ticket to Mr Withers. SCU Mrs Myott helping Mr Withers to select tickets. CU Barman shaking cocktail. SV Mrs Myott, Mr Withers, Mrs Withers and others having a drink.

    Cardiff, Wales.

    GV Cardiff Castle. SCU Mr Jackson Withers sitting in his home typing letters, & SCU. CU Mr Withers. CU. Mr Withers' boxer dog outside his home. CU Mr Withers leaving his home, & LV. Angle shot, Mr Withers, pan down to boxer dog at his feet. LV Mr Withers with his boxer dog.

    GV. Cardiff Museum. LV. Mr Withers' car arriving outside his office. SV Mr Withers steps out of his car and walks towards camera to his office. Back view, Mr Withers entering office. SV Interior, Mr Withers sitting at his desk with his secretary standing alongside. SCU Secretary. SCU Mr Withers signing cheques, & SV, & CU.

    CU. Sign "Plaza". GV. Plaza Theatre with Mr Withers walking up steps to meet Manager, & SCU. SCU Mr Withers talking to manager and another man. Angle shot, pan, program boards. GV Cardiff City Hall and Gorsedd Gardens in foreground. Mr Withers walking towards and chatting with Mr Verran. SCU Mr Verran talking to Withers.

    LV. Gorsedd Gardens. SV Mr Withers walking towards seat in Gardens. He sits down as ticket collector approaches him. SCU Ticket collector handing Mr Withers chair ticket. CU Mr Withers looking for money and decides that he hasn't any. LV Ticket collector taking his name. CU Mr Withers looking embarrassed and giving name. CU Ticket collector writing down name.

    GV. Cardiff City Hall and Gardens. SV. Interior, Mr Withers sitting at his desk with co-directors as Mr Ponking enters and stands alongside Mr Withers. CU Mr Withers. SCU Mr Withers signing more cheques, & SCU. Mr Withers handing cheque book to co-director. CU Mr Wither signing cheque. SCU Withers looking round as Mr Verran knocks and enters, he pokes his head round door. Mr Withers talking to Mr Verran. CU Mr Verran looking round door and answering back. SCU Mr Withers answers and breaks off conversation with a huge smile.


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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:49:00 / 01:42:27:00

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