Star Item
  • Description

    Title reads: "People in the news".

    Woodford, Essex / Greater London.

    Monty unveils statue of Sir Winston. G/V Sir Winston Churchill's car arriving for the unveiling ceremony of his memorial statue. M/S Sir Winston stepping out of the car being greeted by the Mayor. M/S crowd. M/S Sir Winston walking to his seat on the dais. L/S Lord Montgomery (formerly Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery) arriving. C/U statue still veiled, pan down the base. G/V Monty walking forward for the unveiling ceremony, he pulls the cord and the statue is unveiled. C/U head and shoulders of the statue. C/U Sir Winston looking at the statue from the dais. C/U statue, zoom in to head and shoulders.

    Intertitle: "Glamorgan".

    St. Athan RAF Station, Cardiff, South Wales.

    Duke visits Mountain Rescue School. G/V Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) watching life saving practice in an indoor pool. G/V Duke talking to a coach. C/U youth in swimming pool scrambling onto a canoe. M/S Duke talking to some ATC (Air Training Corps) cadets. C/U boys outside lightweight tent. C/U Duke talking to some boys while one cooks some baked beans. C/U beans. The Duke tastes some of the beans. C/U boy administering first-aid, pan to the Duke watching. C/U boy putting bandage on another boy's leg. L/S water-tower, boys abseil for mountain rescue training. C/U abseiler. Low angle shot abseiler coming down tower with man on stretcher. Low angle shot abseiler descending at great speed. M/S Duke talking to the abseilers. All the youths seen are taking part in Duke of Edinburgh's award scheme.

    Note: invitation to statue unveiling, press release and letters on file.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:18:00 / 01:27:00:00
    Sort Number:
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
    PRINCE PHILIP Master Order Prince Philip clips Vale of Glamorgan Ep4 Prince Phillip
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The statue of Churchill was unveiled on 31 October 1959.

    Lots more info on the statue can be found here.....

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment