Politics - Winston Churchill - Press Association Luncheon - Savoy Hotel
Prime Minister Winston Churchill, shakes hands with Clement Thornton Barton, Managing Director of the 'Leicester Mercury', at the Press Association luncheon at the Savoy Hotel, Strand, London. On the left is Mr W. A. Hawkins, of Bristol, Chairman of the Press Association, and in the background right, Mr E. W. Davies, General Manager of the Press Association. The luncheon, at which Mr Churchill was guest of honour, was held in connection with PA's 84th annual General meeting.
Film - Royal Film Performance - 'Because You're Mine' - Empire Theatre, London
Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with actor Charles Chaplin during meeting in Empire Theatre, London, for the Royal Film Performance, a benefit performance to aid the Cinematograph Trade Benevolent Fund. At left in background is Princess Margaret and at extreme right is Mrs. Oona Chaplin. Others are not identified. The movie shown was "Because You're Mine," marking first time that a musical from Hollywood had been chosen for this top British movie event. Chaplin, who was in London for recent premiere of his own new film, made a short appearance during hour-long stage show accompanying the movie presentation.
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Theatre - Royal Variety Performance - Palladium, London
Queen Elizabeth II receives a record album - extracts from 25 years of Royal Variety Performance - from singer Vera Lynn, after the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium. Watching the presentation are Bernard Delfont, left, and Duke Ellington (on Vera Lynn's right).
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