Churchill 76 Years Young 1950

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    Churchill 76 years young. London.

    SV. Pan Two men carrying Churchill door birthday cake into his house. CU. Woman holding bunch of flowers pan up to woman, SV. Telegraph boy delivering telegrams. SV. pan Eden arriving. SV. Pan Pressmen waiting outside doorway. SV. Leader of the opposition Winston Churchill coming out of doorway. SCU. Churchill acknowledging wishes. He says Thank you in mike at 7 he then poses for cameramen. CU. Churchill smiling. SV. Churchill walks toward car as leaflets are thrown. SCU. Churchill walks towards car looking on ground at leaflets. SV. Leaflets pan up to Back view of Churchill walking towards car. LV. Churchill walking towards car as more leaflets are thrown.

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    01:12:42:00 / 01:13:36:00
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  • The date of this event is 30 November 1950.

    The cake is in the shape of the "Churchill Arch" (AKA the "Rubble Arch").

    The cake is being delivered to Churchill's residence on Hyde Park Gate.

    "Eden" is Anthony Eden.

    The "leaflets" are political pamphlets thrown by extremists.

    jamied 18th Apr 2012

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