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Festival of Youth


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
13 Jun 1957
Date Other
Jun 1957
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1White City Games
  2. 2Jubilee Tt Races
  3. 3News from Abroad: Paris Art Show
  4. 4News from Abroad: Yacht for a Princess
  5. 5News from Abroad: Invitation to a Dinner
  6. 6Missile Research
  7. 7Canoe Adventure
  8. 8Festival of Youth
  9. 9Time for a Cuppa


Story No. within this Issue
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MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Festival of Youth. DESCRIPTION: Hatfield House was the setting to the Hertfordshire Festival of Youth. The Queen Mother tours the stalls and the sideshows. One feature of the occasion was a Veteran Car Club rally. Ancient Fire Engines and appliances were also on view. SHOTLIST: GV Hatfield House, with crowd around it. Queue of people in the rain. Rain falling on the ground. GV Queen Mother inspecting troops. Queen Mother talking to children. Queen Mother being presented with programme by girl (Maureen McNamara). FV veteran car. Another car past. Ditto. Little girl holding an executioner’s axe. Man in fireman’s uniform. Little girls sitting in ancient fire engine. Fire engine. Little boy in fire engine. SV ancient fire engine.
Royalty; Vehicles; History and archaeology; Exhibitions and shows
Hertfordshire; Hatfield
Card file number
Geoffrey Sumner
Terry O’Brien
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