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The Ceremony of the Cheeses

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2325
Date Released
24 Dec 1973
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Common Cold Research
  2. 2The Ceremony of the Cheeses
  3. 3News in Colour: Ski-Time

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 3
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Ceremony of the Cheeses. DESCRIPTION: The Ceremony of the Christmas Cheeses at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea. SHOTLIST: GV Royal Hospital. SV interior Pensioners and guests standing. SV 2 pensioners standing. SCU pan along cheese on table. SV pan along Governor’s procession with Sir Ian Jacob along, past cheese on table. SV oldest pensioner William Avery (92) (ex RM) cutting cheese with chef next to him. CU Avery. SCU knife cutting cheese. SLV Avery cutting cheese. SV pensioners drinking beer. GV Great Hall pan down to pensioners and guests sitting. SV pensioner passing cheese along. CU ditto eating cheese. SV pensioner helping himself to cheese. SV 2 pensioners talking. CU a pensioner. GTV The Great Hall. TS pensioners eating cheese & drinking beer. SV pensioners talking to girl. SV girl talking to pensioners sitting at table. GTV Grand Hall with pensioner & guests talking.
Keywords
Organisations; War veterans; Buildings and structures; Food and cooking; Ceremonies; Older people; Military
Locations
Chelsea; Royal Hospital
Card file number
99590
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Norman Fisher
Length of story (in feet)
108
Story extras:

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