• Short Summary

    Prince Philip receives a degree from Edinburgh University.

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    Full title reads: "Edinburgh".

    Edinburgh, Scotland. Prince Philip receives a degree from Edinburgh University.

    MV Duke of Edinburgh seated on platform with University dignitaries. (Super.sub) CU Duke of Edinburgh. MV Duke rising to receive degree. SV Audience rising. MV Duke receiving degree of Doctor of Laws. SV Gown placed on Duke by Lord Linlithgow. MV Top view audience applauding. LV Duke at microphone about to speak. LV Duke saying. "The degree of Doctor of Laws confers on me, I understand, the licence to teach civil law in all the universities of Christendom (Laughter) Unlikely as it seems that I should ever presume to exercise this licence it is certainly comforting and indeed flattering to possess it." MV Audience, and SV. SV Duke saying "It is no less important that the people who control the scientific machine both layman and scientist should have proper understanding and appreciation of what science has gone into and its place amongst great forces of the world.". "Ladies and gentlemen, it is clearly our duty as citizens to see that science is used for the benefit of mankind. For what use in science if man does not survive." (Nat.snd.) MV Audience applauding.

    (Orig.Rota Lav."F") Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:30:00 / 01:58:06:00

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