For the Love of Ada (1972)

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Old-age pensioners Ada and Walter Bingley have reached the first anniversary of their wedding. Unknown to them, Ada's daughter has planned a surprise party for the ocassion at the local Masonic Hall. Walter has bought a locket for Ada with his savings but is horrified to learn that she has given Walter's old jacket, complete with locket in a pocket, to the vicar for a jumble sale. He dashes out to retrieve it, but Ada is distraught to hear that he has been involved in a serious accident. The vicar, meanwhile, has found the locket and returned it to a surprised Ada, and then Walter returns unharmed, the news of the accident having been a mistake. They slip away for a quiet celebration themselves, and on their way home pass the Masonic Hall in time to join the celebrations there.

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