George Formby’s Grand Gesture

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
41/49
Date Released
19 Jun 1941
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1George Formby’s Grand Gesture
  2. 2Aftermath at Addis Ababa
  3. 3World’s Biggest Plane
  4. 4With British Forces in Iraq
  5. 5Big Effort in Small Arms Factory
  6. 6The Mails Go Through
  7. 7The Old Pot and Pan
  8. *World’s Tiniest Hippo
  9. *Cup Final Replay
  10. *Premier Handicap Horse Race
  11. *Open Golf in USA

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Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 7
Summary
George Formby at a concert announces that he aims to raise £40,000 for relief of distress. Formby sings: "Sitting on the sofa George".
Keywords
Fundraising; Performing arts
Length of story (in feet)
182
Story extras:
Film clip

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Notes
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