• Short Summary

    Prince Philip attends auction of fruit to raise money for National Playing Fields Association.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Covent Garden. The Prince At The Auction".

    London. Auction of fruit to raise money for NPFA (National Playing Fields Association).

    GV Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh walking into the auction hall.

    SV Boxes of fruit. CU Bunches of grapes.

    SV Duke seated as auction begins.

    LV Comedian Alfred Marks starts his speech which includes his change of hat.

    SV Duke and others roaring with laughter.

    LV Marks continues his speech and mentions Liberace at the end.

    SV Duke roaring with laughter.

    SV Alfred Marks starts the bidding and gets 100 gns for a basket of fruit.

    Top view Bidders. SV Marks continues the auction.

    GV Marks bangs table and thanks bidder. SV Bidders looking on.

    LV Duke of Edinburgh mounts rostrum and thanks all concerned.

    (Lav. & Neg.)

    Selected Originals exist for this issue - see other record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1521.27
    Media URN:
    49312
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:17:00 / 01:45:34:00
    Canister:
    58/23

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