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    Perth, Scotland: GV Looking down City hall here the Lord Provost is speaking on the platform. SV Sound Lord Provost speaks (Nat. sd.) CU Silver casket being handed the burgess ticket in side. LV Sound Town Clerk speaks (Nat. sd.) SV Sir Anthony signing SCU Crowd applauding. SV Sound Sir Anthony speaks (Nat. sd.) CU Ditto (Nat. sd.) TSV Crowd standing applauding, SV Sir Anthony picks up the silver casket as he is about to leave the platform. Angle V Lady Eden leaving the platform. SV PAN From Lady Eden to Prime Minister waving to the audience as he and Lady Eden leave.



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    Lord Provost James A. Smart.



    In humble duty in the name of the citizens of Perth and by the authority of the Town Council I tender you Sir the Freedom of the city and Royal borough of Perth.



    TOWN CLERK OF PERTH.



    I do solemnly and sincerely promise and declare that I will faithfully demean myself as a Burgess and Freeman of the city and the Royal Borough of Perth.



    SV Sir Anthony Eden.



    Sir to be enrolled as a Burgess of this Royal and ancient borough of Perth is a high honour particularly as you have appropriately reminded me for one born across the boarder though as you have said My Lord Provost so far across it that my ancestors couldn't have been immune from Scottish interests. To the Citizens of Perth all prosperity and I think you once more from my heart for the great honour you have done in making me your youngest Burgess.



    Ceremonies - Local Government; Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon (1897-1977), Personalities - Politicians; Great Britain




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    Film ID:
    VLVAFMXX2R8ND3C45OE0X0CPCYIW
    Media URN:
    VLVAFMXX2R8ND3C45OE0X0CPCYIW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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