• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth receives Freedom of City of Cardiff.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CARDIFF".

    Cardiff, Wales.
    Long shot showing crowds around Cardiff Town Hall. Angle shot, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) walking towards between banners. Group of Welsh girls cheering. Close up shot of the Princess smiling as she arrives at Town Hall. Interior of Town Hall, people applauding. Mayor of Cardiff, Alderman R. G. Robinson, and Princess rise as Town Clerk gives oath. Princess repeating oath (natural sound). Princess Elizabeth receives Freedom of the City of Cardiff.
    This item ends at (01:34:46) when the next item starts.


    Wembley, London.
    General view of the Mineworkers National Amateur Boxing Championship at Wembley. Lightweight Fight between Ronnie Latham and Roy Cook in progress. Ronnie Latham, in white socks, forces Roy Cook against ropes. Toe to toe fighting, Cook forces Latham to centre of ring. Two fans watching the fight. Cook misses with an uppercut. Toe to toe slugging. Latham forces Cook to the ropes. Cook fights back - not enough. Latham wins the match. Hugh Gaitskell is seen in the audience. Elderly man watching.

    Heavyweight fight between Eddie Phillips and David Dunsmuir. Dunsmuir forces Phillips against ropes. Dunsmuir punishing Phillips. Phillips fights back. Phillips holds Dunsmuir's glove under arm. Toe to toe slogging. Woman fan smiling. Ground view, Dunsmuir punching Phillips into corner. Dunsmuir walks back, comes into attack again and knocks Phillips down. Two WREN's in audience. Dunsmuir controls Phillips and Phillips goes back to corner. Dunsmuir wins the fight.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:34:00 / 01:35:46:00

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