• Short Summary

    Pressmen surround Winston Churchill on his 76th birthday. London

  • Description

    Churchill 76 years young. London.

    SV. Pan Two men carrying Churchill door birthday cake into his house. CU. Woman holding bunch of flowers pan up to woman, SV. Telegraph boy delivering telegrams. SV. pan Eden arriving. SV. Pan Pressmen waiting outside doorway. SV. Leader of the opposition Winston Churchill coming out of doorway. SCU. Churchill acknowledging wishes. He says Thank you in mike at 7 he then poses for cameramen. CU. Churchill smiling. SV. Churchill walks toward car as leaflets are thrown. SCU. Churchill walks towards car looking on ground at leaflets. SV. Leaflets pan up to Back view of Churchill walking towards car. LV. Churchill walking towards car as more leaflets are thrown.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1504.11
    Media URN:
    49003
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1950
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:42:00 / 01:13:36:00
    Canister:
    50/97

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The date of this event is 30 November 1950.

    The cake is in the shape of the "Churchill Arch" (AKA the "Rubble Arch").

    The cake is being delivered to Churchill's residence on Hyde Park Gate.

    "Eden" is Anthony Eden.

    The "leaflets" are political pamphlets thrown by extremists.

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