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  • Description

    Full title reads: "Edinburgh. The New Rector".

    Edinburgh University, Scotland.

    LV Exterior shot with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh clothed in gown standing on the steps of the McEwan Hall alongside film star and new University Rector, Dr James Robertson Justice.

    GV Interior shot with the Chancellor's procession entering the hall, amidst the throwing of streamers and toilet rolls. LV Chancellor's procession nearing the platform with steamers and toilet rolls still falling. CU Students watching from balcony. SV Senior President of the Students Representative Council helping D. Justice take off his gown, the Duke invests the new Rector by putting on gown. SV Duke helping Justice put on the gown, he pats his back. SV Duke shaking hands with Robertson Justice. SV Audience watching. LV Robertson Justice speaking. CU Unfurled toilet rolls wrapped around the Duke's legs and feet. CU Prince Philip laughing. GV Dr Justice addressing the audience. SV Dr Justice speaking.

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49283
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1519.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:52:00 / 01:57:12:00
    Canister:
    58/16
    Sort Number:
    58/016
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Rectors
  • Stills

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

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