• Short Summary

    Various shots of a small ceremony at Gt Ormond Street Hospital where a very spry Lady Churchill speaks quite charmingly about her husband and thanks the hospital for dedicating the ward to him.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    London

    At Great Ormond Street Hospital, Lady Churchill attends a small ceremony to name the "Winston Churchill Ward". LS and CU Lady Churchill speaking, expresses Winston Churchill's gratitude to have his name associated with first a cot and then the whole ward. She speaks quite charmingly about how her husband has managed to achieve so much, which is simply that he enjoys it all. "He likes everything that he does".

    CU Mr. Halliwell speaking, he reads from a letter from Winston Churchill which thanks the members of the Gauge and Tool Maker's Association for their gift of a cot for the hospital as his 80th birthday present. The speakers and Lady Churchill leave the platform.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 07/11/1955

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2808.21
    Media URN:
    82249
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:31:00 / 01:54:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 2786 E

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