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    Westminster Abbey, London, England: GV Ext. Westminster Abbey. SV Abbey showing detail of stonework pan to window. SV Int. Mr. Churchill speaks:-(Nat.sd.) Rest of speech over dubbing scenes below. GV Altar. CU Altar, showing 'LAST SUPPER' LV Nave which includes 'TREE OF LIFE' Angle V Henry VII Chapel, showing flags laid up. CU Knight's helmets. SV Statues of the Great at Poet's corner. SV Ext. Showing stonework. CU Pan Stonework. GV Rear of Abbey/End of dubb scenes. CU Mr. Churchill speaks: (Nat. sd.) Side V Senior Chorister hands over Royal Purse to Prime Minister. CU Mrs. Churchill, (Mrs. Attlee partly in picture) SV Churchill puts his own pound in bowl & sits.



    SOUND EFFECTS. SV Mr. Churchill speaks:- "My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen. We are met here today for a purpose which we believe that at least a million people throughout the English speaking world will be happy to give a pound and perhaps repeat the process, and other less wealthy will be pound to join with their friends in giving a pound."/ Dubbing scenes from /to/.



    CU Mr. Churchill speaks:- "I ask those whom my words reach in Great Britain, in the British Empire and Commonwealth across the oceans and throughout the English Speaking world, to join me in sending the Dean of Westminster their pound contribution so that the glorious memories that come down to us may be preserved as treasures of generations yet to come."



    GOOD SCENES. CU Mrs. Churchill. CU Dean of Westminster, Alan Campbell Don. CU Mrs. Attlee. CU Mr. Attlee. SV Mrs. Churchill, Mrs. Attlee & others listen. GV Ext. Westminster Abbey. Closer V Ditto, pan up. Angle V Towers of Westminster Abbey. (Long scene) Another V Ditto. Another V Ditto. GV Rear of Abbey. Closer V Ditto. SV Rear of Abbey showing architecture. SV Window & details of architecture. SV Architecture. SV Ditto & window pan up. LV Int. Nave which includes 'TREE OF LIFE' Another V Ditto. Another V Ditto. SV 'TREE OF LIFE' SV Ditto & pan. GV Altar. GV Ditto. Shot Above altar showing arches, pan down to altar. Shot Above altar. CU 'LAST SUPPER' (picture on wall. SCU DITTO. SCU Ditto. SCU Altar Cross, against black background. FCU 'LAST SUPPER' & cross in f-g. SV Altar & pulpit. SV Ditto. SV Ditto. SV Figures of famous men in Poet's corner. SV Ornate work & arches behind stalls for choir. SV Ditto. SCU Coronation chair. CU Stone of scone. CU Coronation chair. CU Ditto. SV Ditto. CU Stone of Scone on Coronation chair. SV Figures of famous men in Poet's corner. Another V Ditto. Angle V Henry VII chapel, showing flags & part of ornate screen. Another V Ditto, showing more screen. Angle V Flags. Angle V Flags and part of screen. Another V Ditto. G Angle V Colours, Knights helmets beneath. CU Four Knight's helmets. CU Ditto. CU, FCU, Dean of Westminster speaks:- (Nat. sd.)



    CU Dean of Westminster, Alan Campbell Don:- "On January 30th Mr. Churchill launches the Westminster Abbey Appeal for a million pounds. The very next day the great floods burst and the Appeal had to be halted in favour of the National Flood & Tempest Distress Fund. But now the time has come to give the Abbey Appeal a fresh start and to remind you of what Mr. Churchill said. On Jan 30th Mr. Churchill launched the Westminster Abbey Appeal for a million pounds. On the very next day the great flood came and our appeal was halted in favour of the National Flood & Tempest Distress Fund. But now the time has come to give the Abbey Appeal a fresh start and to remind you of what Mr. Churchill said. On Jan 30th Mr. Churchill launched the Westminster Abbey Appeal for a million pounds. On the very next day the great flood came and our appeal was halted in favour of the National Flood & Tempest Distress fund. But now the time has come to give the Abbey Appeal a fresh start & to remind you of what Mr. Churchill said. FCU...A million pounds from a million people, Yes, you can give as much or as little as you like, anything you can spare to help in the preservation of the Coronation Church in the Coronation year."




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    Film ID:
    VLVAE5EQBJ8U0YIXTOVBF5EKB5XQB
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5EQBJ8U0YIXTOVBF5EKB5XQB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
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    /
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    N/A

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