• Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh is installed as Varsity's Chancellor at ceremony held in McEwan Hall

  • Description

    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    GV McEwan Hall, Duke of Edinburgh proceeding to dais, & SV. Prince Philip is accompanied by the Vice Chancellor, Sir Edward Appleton. LV Duke and Vice Chancellor take places on dais. SCU members of the assembly. SV Vice chancellor invites Duke to Don robes. SV graduates looking on. SV Vice Chancellor assisting Duke to robe. SV Assembly. LV Dr Alexander Fleming, discoverer of Penicillin, receiving tap on head with cap, then walks to take place on Duke's left. SV people clapping. Back view, Dr. Kurt Hahn walks up. SV seated Duke looking on. SV Duke rises, touches Hahn as before, Pan with Hahn as he sits. CU Duke sitting, looking on.

    (Lav.) (Orig. "G")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    126.01
    Media URN:
    28951
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:16:00 / 01:01:30:00
    Canister:
    53/86

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