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    Oxford, Oxfordshire.

    Various shots of the ceremony at the Oxford University at which the war leaders are presented with honorary degrees. Line of the Generals in academic robes moving through crowd inside Sheldonian Theatre. Academic, standing next to General Eisenhower, addresses the gathering in Latin. People applaud as he finishes. Another academic, he is seated, talking in Latin - he admits General Dwight Eisenhower as honorary doctor of the University, people applaud. This ceremony is repeated to several other Generals - Lord Winant, General Mark Clark, General Freyberg and Hendrik Hofmeyer. Crowd cheering as they receive their degrees and go to their seats. Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery is seated amongst the recipients. Academics and recipients leaving, people applauding and cheering. Several exterior shots of Sheldonian Theatre and surrounding buildings.

    Natural sound only.

    Note from the old record - Cuts 45/88.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    60978
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2163.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:33:00 / 01:12:21:00
    Canister:
    UN 1302 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 1302 C
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    University Interiors
  • Stills

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

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