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  • Short Summary

    Entertainer Violet Lorraine fund-raising on 'Geranium Day for the Blind'.

  • Description

    Violet Lorraine collects for the blind.

    River Thames, London.

    Fund-raising promotion: Violet Lorraine (musical entertainer?) rides on a small boat on the River Thames (?) decorated w/ flowers and signs: 'Geranium Day for the Blind.' Her boat comes alongside a commercial boat or barge carrying a load of hay; and she reaches across to sell geraniums to the workers on the boat. Closer shot taken from same boat; looking back at Violet as the boat moves forward; a few other people behind her. Poster: 'If YOU Were Blind'.

    Disabilities; charity.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2416.09
    Media URN:
    76560
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:49:00 / 01:34:57:00
    Canister:
    ON 334 A

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