• Short Summary

    Prince Philip made Chancellor of University of Wales, Princess Elizabeth receives a Degree.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    University of Wales, Bangor. Duke of Edinburgh installed as Chancellor of University of Wales, Princess Elizabeth, Clement Attlee and Emlyn Williams receive Degrees.

    GV Elevated shot of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Wales preceding address. Presenting scroll of Chancellorship to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. SV Principle Emrys Hughes hands scroll to Duke. Duke takes it and sits down. SV Duke sitting, hands scroll to man behind him. SV Gowned personnel on dais.

    SV Vice Chancellor presents Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) for degree of Dr of Music. Duke grants the degree in Welsh. (Nt. Snd.) SV Gowned academics on dais applauding. SV Elizabeth has been escorted to seat by the Vice Chancellor. He raises hat as she sits. CU Two gowned types.

    SV Towards Vice Chancellor leading Clement Attlee to Duke. CU Elizabeth looking on. SV Attlee being presented for degree of Dr. Legibus Honouris Cause (Doctor of Law) by the Vice Chancellor. Duke replies in Welsh. GV Audience. Duke still speaking.

    SV Emlyn Williams being led by Vice Chancellor to Duke to receive same degree as Attlee. LV. Emlyn Williams bowing to Duke. SV Gowned Types looking on. SV Chancellor presenting Emlyn Williams for degree Duke grants degree. CU Duke shaking hands with Emlyn.

    Possibly connected with 49/36 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1528.45
    Media URN:
    59958
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:59:00 / 01:50:54:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 056 J

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