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  • Short Summary

    Ceremonial making of King's pudding, Earl of Meath stirs pudding.

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    Full title reads: "Think and eat imperially!! Earl of Meath ... Empire Movement Veteran - and representative of Dominions - at mixing of the King's Xmas Pudding".


    M/S of group of men standing on steps on large building, including Earl of Meath (Reginald Brabazon). On either side of group stand two Asian men in turbans; one holding a silver dish the other a Union Jack flag. C/U of ingredients for Christmas pudding, laid out in dishes in front of the group. Some dishes have signs in - 'Sultanas from Australia', Currants from Australia', 'South African Raisins'.

    M/S of a boys carrying the basket of currants down some steps. He sets it on a table covered in a Union Jack. A chef stands behind the table; he sets about making the pudding. Earl of Meath and other dignitaries watch proceedings. M/S of two Indian gentlemen coming down stairs. They present the silver dish to the chef who add the contents to the pudding (looks like some sort of spice). More shots of the pudding preparation. M/S of the Earl stirring the pudding. M/S of group raising glasses of sherry, the chef raises the pudding bowl.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:20:00 / 01:37:56:00
    G 1357

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