• Short Summary

    Celebrations for politician, industrialist and newspaper publisher Lord Beaverbrook.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Beaverbrook Honoured".

    London.

    Ext. Dorchester Hotel. Arrival of Lord Thomson. He meets Native Canadians who will be part of the Guard of Honour for Lord Beaverbrook when he arrives. He meets Mountie, one of 4 who will join the guard of honour. Lord Thomson welcomes guests: Lord Rothermere, Ian McLeod, WF 'Bill' Deeds. CU Stuffed Beaver in hall.

    Lord Beaverbrook arrives - it is his 85th Birthday Party. Various shots of dinner - guests include: Lord Herbert Morrison, John Paul Getty, Dr Beeching, Lord Hill of Luton. Lord Longford. Shots of seven tiered birthday cake being cut.

    Lord Thomson makes a speech. He is followed by Lord Rothermere. CU Billy Butlin and other members of the audience. Lord Beaverbrook makes a speech.

    Guests singing Land of Hope And Glory and For He's A Jolly Good Fellow. Shots of Beaverbrook and Lord Rosebery listening. Various shots of Beaverbrook as he leaves with his wife.

    Cataloguer's Note: Celebrations for politician, industrialist and newspaper publisher Lord Beaverbrook - MD

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1759.21
    Media URN:
    54451
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:13:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:14:00 / 01:59:53:00
    Canister:
    64/43 (Special)

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