• Short Summary

    Labour Prime Minister, Rt Honourable Ramsay MacDonald has Oxford University degree, Doctor of Civil Law, conferred upon him.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: PREMIER'S NEW HONOUR

    ENGLAND: Oxford University:
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    Ramsay MacDonald (British PM - wearing university gown) walking with others (bells heard)

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    High Angle shot of degree recipients walking through hall to applause
    Ceremony in progress (in Latin) and degree conferred on MacDonald
    MacDonald shaking hands then taking his seat
    MacDonald seated with others
    Background: Labour Prime Minister, Rt Honourable Ramsay MacDonald has Oxford University degree, Doctor of Civil Law, conferred upon him. The ancient ritual, in Latin, filmed for the first time. (Paramount Sound News Exclusive)
    B/W footage.

    Personalities / Politicians / Ceremonies / Educational / James Ramsay Macdonald (1866-1937) / Great Britain

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABFF7UH0GAXZSNBZ9HRWYKF41
    Media URN:
    VLVABFF7UH0GAXZSNBZ9HRWYKF41
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1931
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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