• Short Summary

    Churchill receives the Freedom of the Borough of Kensington.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Kensington Town Hall, London.

    GV Winston Churchill and Mrs Clementine Churchill and others with the Mayor of Kensington, Councillor J H Huxley, onto platform.

    SV Churchill sits down.

    CU The baton on table.

    SV The Mayor of Kensington presents Churchill with baton and Freedom of Kensington. "Sir, this is a momento of our esteem and affection from your fellow citizens, and also in recognition of your superb and victorious leadership".

    SV Crowd applauding.

    GV Churchill on dais.

    SV Churchill speaking. Mr Churchill's speech. 'I have been forced on more than one occasion to say that I was hearing things which no one ought to hear before they are dead." Cutaway to Clementine Churchill laughing. "It fell to me in that great crisis of our faith to express the heart and soul of the British Empire and Commonwealth of Nations.'

    SV Crowd applauding.

    SV Churchill waving baton.

    Possibly connected with 49/45 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1530.15
    Media URN:
    59981
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:00:00 / 01:17:37:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 060 A

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