• Short Summary

    SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, CURRENTLY ON HOLIDAY ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA, WENT DOWN TO THE COAST YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, CURRENTLY ON HOLIDAY ON THE FRENCH RIVIERA, WENT DOWN TO THE COAST YESTERDAY (THURSDAY).HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS DAUGHTER DIANA CHURCHILL, HIS GRAND-DAUGHTER SANDYS, AND HIS PRIVATE-SECRETARY.

    SIR WINSTON ARRIVED IN MONTE CARLO A WEEK AGO.IT WAS HIS FIRST VISIT TO THE RIVIERA SINCE HIS FALL, LAST JUNE, WHEN HE BROKE HIS THIGH.

    HE WAS PUSHED TO THE CLIFF TOP IN A WHEEL-CHAIR WHERE HE PITCHED STONES INTO THE SEA.

    NEXT MONDAY, SIR WINSTON ADDS ANOTHER ACHIEVEMENT TO A LONG LIST OF DISTINCTIONS -- THAT OF BECOMING THE MOST LONG-LIVED BRITISH PRIME MINISTER.THE LONGEVITY RECORD IS HELD BY MR.GLADSTONE WHO DIED IN MAY 1898 AT THE AGE OF 88 YEARS 141 DAYS.SIR WINSTON IS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN CONVINCED THAT HE WOULD DIE YOUNG -- AS HIS FATHER HAD DONE."WE CHURCHILLS ALWAYS DAMP OFF AFTER 40," HE IS REPORTED AS SAYING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2U37F3N715P9JKKMMYOVBMCRF
    Media URN:
    VLVA2U37F3N715P9JKKMMYOVBMCRF
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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