• Short Summary

    Actor James Robertson Justice is installed as the New Rector of Edinburgh University.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Edinburgh Rector. Justice Is Done"

    Edinburgh University, Scotland. Actor James Robertson Justice is installed as the Rector.

    GV McEwen Hall. CU James Robertson Justice. SV Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh shakes hands with JR Justice and then principal, Sir Edward Appleton. CU College Official watching. LV Procession led by Politician Jo Grimmond ahead of James Robertson Justice. SV Pan the Duke of Edinburgh in the procession.

    GV Int. Audience applauding. LV On the platform from left to right, the Duke of Edinburgh, George Foulkes (the Senior President of the Students Representative Council) and then James Robertson Justice. LV Audience applauding. SV The Duke invests James Robertson Justice as Rector. LV Audience applauding. LV Student dressed in Leopard skin and holding umbrella up runs onto stage bows in front of Duke and then runs up the aisle out of the building. SV The Duke and other guests on platform applauding and laughing.


    Cataloguer's Note: Graffiti about Malcolm Muggeridge has been cleaned off the wall - MD.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:58:00 / 01:48:57:00

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