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Royal Water Rat

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1606
Date Released
14 Mar 1960
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Surf Boats Battered
  2. 2Riotous Rugger
  3. 3Royal Water Rat
  4. 4Aintree Review

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 4
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Royal Water Rat. DESCRIPTION: The Grand Order of Water Rats have installed Prince Philip as a Companion Rat. It was Bud Flanagan who pinned on the badge. Tommy Trinder presented a cheque for fifteen hundred pounds for the London Federation of Boys’ Clubs, and he advised the Prince to get it cleared as quickly as possible! And Ted Ray gave a Teddy Bear for the Prince’s second son. His Royal Highness then made a speech. SHOTLIST: GV hall. MS badge pinned on Prince Philip. SCU Tommy Trinder. MS same hands cheque to Duke. GV spectators. MS Ted Ray holds up teddy bear. LS same. MS Prince Philip talking. GV spectators. SCU Prince Philip speaking. LS Prince Philip applauded.
Keywords
Royalty; Organisations; Entertainment and leisure; Social welfare; Performing arts; Toys and models
Locations
London; England
Footage sources
Pathe
Card file number
79568
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
89
Story extras:

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