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Buckingham Palace Investiture


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
19 Mar 1973
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Buckingham Palace Investiture
  2. 2Gang Show Tribute
  3. 3London’s Third Airport
  4. 4Ashbourne Shrovetide Football
  5. 5Consecration of Cardinals
  6. 6Police Lifting Vehicle
  7. 7Jockeys’ Show Jumping Championships
  8. 8Seals & Dolphins


Story No. within this Issue
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MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Buckingham Palace Investiture. DESCRIPTION: An Investiture at Buckingham Palace. Awards for boxer Alan Rudkin, cycling champion Hugh Porter, members of the Royal Ulster Constabulary and Olympics ‘Golden Girl’ Mary Peters. SHOTLIST: GV Buckingham Palace. SV Alan Rudkin (boxer) holding medal (OBE - Order of the British Empire) Civil Division, with his two sons. CU OBE in case. SV press photographer. SC Rudkins’ two sons hold medal. CU Hugh Porter the cycle champion received OBE civil division. CU medal in case, pan up to Porter with lady. SV Sub Officer Robert Bloomer, Belfast Fire Brigade, with wife & son, receives the BEM for gallantry. CU Bloomer. CU BEM medal in case. SV 5 members of Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) police force, all received the BEM for gallantry. CU constable Albert McCleary pan to Sergeant William Kirk and Constable Robert Wright then to Sergeant James Hazlett and Sergeant David Davidson. SV press photographers. CU Miss Mary Peters who received the OBE Civil Division, pan down to OBE medal in case. CU Peters smiling.
Sport; Awards and honours
Card file number
Leslie Mitchell
Reginald William Smith
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