• Short Summary

    Teenager Jean Owen becomes the youngest mayoress of Bexley, London.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Youngest Mayoress".

    Bexley, Greater London.

    M/S of car stopping at foot of steps to town hall. The mace bearer leaves opens the rear door, a woman (Lady Mayor?) and a teenage girl get out. The girl is Jean Owen, "schoolgirl Mayoress of Bexley". They shake hands with group of people as they walk up steps.

    We see Jean entering the doorway to official hall. The group come into room, the mace bearer helps the Jean take off her coat. C/U of Jean walking to table with mace bearer. C/U of mace bearer picking up mayoress' chain from table placing it round neck of girl. M/S of Jean with Lady Mayor receiving bouquets from school girls. Various official types enter room and shake hands with Jean.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1229.14
    Media URN:
    33881
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:00:00 / 01:24:24:00
    Canister:
    NP 127

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