Every year the department store has an elaborate celebration for the birthday -now the 90th- of Mr. Grace, the owner. After a brainstorming for a pleasing, original present without any cost the first floor decides on a Welsh song in miners costume, as the Grace family comes from Wales. After various hiccups who will sing what, with our without organ and in what key, they get it right; however then Mr. Rumbold's brother Mycroft, who works for the College of Arms and was asked to research the Grace genealogy to devise a coat of arms, reports the family actually migrated from Scotland, where they were called Grouse, so the program is changed to a highland fling and a sword dance by Mr. Humphries. Further research traces back to Somerset, as Grice, so that gets another song. Ultimately a rather surprising set of oldest roots is performed on the big day... Written by
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A boom microphone appears and then disappears while Captain Peacock and Mr. Rumbold are discussing the former's candelabra. See more
Old Mr. Grace
How long have you been frightened of the dark, my dear?
Miss Virginia Edwards
Ever since you blew out all the candles, Mr. Grace.
The end credits are intertwined around the song and dance to "Waiting For The Robert E. Lee". See more