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    MANSION HOUSE, ENGLAND: SV Winston Churchill arriving. LV Mayor of Belfast presents Silver Casket to Sir Winston. Longer V Sir Winston holding casket and placing in on the table. CU Casket. SV Mayor of Belfast addresses Sir Winston (nat.sd) Longer V Sir Winston standing and signing book. SCU Lady Churchill receiving presentation from Lady Mayoress of Belfast. LV Sir Winston being present with model of "Roaring Meg" gun by Lord Mayor of Londonderry (nat.sd) CU Model of roaring meg. Longer V Lady Churchill receiving presentation from Lady Mayoress of Londonderry. LV Sir Winston speaking (nat.sd) Sir Winston sits down, applause. SV Sir Winston rises to accept medal from Prime Minister of Northern Ireland. SV Guests watching.



    Sir Winston Churchill



    Thank you in conclusion once again for all the kindness to me and above all in recognising the help and inspiration which my dear wife has been to me during so many years of toil and adventure. I thank you most sincerely for what you have given me.



    MAYOR OF BELFAST



    May I ask you to accept this casket containing the certificate of your election and admission as an honory purchase of the city and may I express the very sincere hope that you may enjoy the honour you rightly deserve.



    Mayor of Londonderry.



    On behalf of the City Londonderry and as a token of this great occasion I ask you to accept this replica of our famous Roaring Meg.



    Personalities - Politicians; Ceremonies - Local Government; Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Ulster; Northern Ireland; Great Britain; Sir (Robert) John (Rolston) Harcourt (d. 1969), Mayor of Belfast




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    GAUMONT BRITISH
    Mansion House

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEMUYOC790S7JKO73CFVH9VQZZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMUYOC790S7JKO73CFVH9VQZZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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