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    Titles read: 'The Hero Airman. Lieutenant WL Robinson, VC, receives presentation gift from children of the Cottage Homes at Romford.'

    Essex - 1916.

    Opens with shot of car driving down road toward camera between lines of cheering children; girls on left & boys on right. CU Hero talking to another man; with other people right behind. Another similar shot.

    Then; Robinson standing with lady and elderly man; on small platform with chairs; little table and wall completely covered with ivy in BG; young boy steps up (back to camera), salutes and hands a small gift to Robinson; then walks off. Robinson behind the small cloth covered table; making short speech; the other people with him down front clap; the hero sits.

    Shot panning on whole lot of small boys in rows; all dressed in same little uniforms with big white collars; 2 teachers with them - the kids are clapping with enthusiasm and being cute.

    Awards; school; orphanage; World War One; honours; decorations.

    (See also on ON 022 E.)

    G 393 A.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:36:00 / 01:04:09:00
    ON 025 C
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    ON 025 C
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    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture
    WW1 Children
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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