• Short Summary

    Comedian Cyril Fletcher and wife Betty Astell christen their daughter Jill in Welwyn.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Thanking Yew! From Mr and Mrs C. Fletcher.

    Welwyn, Hertfordshire.

    Christening of Jill, daughter of comedian Cyril Fletcher and Betty Astell at Welwyn Parish Church. M/S of the church. M/S of Anna Neagle holding the baby she is standing next to mother Betty Astell. M/S as she hands the baby back to Betty, M/S group shot including Mrs Dick Pepper and Cyril. Betty carries Jill down the church path.

    M/S interior of their home, various shots of the christening party, Pathe's commentator Ronald Waldman is the baby's godfather. They take glasses from a tray and drink a toast to the baby. C/U's of Jill and Cyril.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1217.04
    Media URN:
    33843
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:14:00 / 01:10:29:00
    Canister:
    NP 38

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