• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill receives honorary degree from London University.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    London University.

    Winston Churchill walking down stairs with several men in academic robes into a hall. Close up shot of Lord Beveridge. Close up shot of audience applauding - Churchill is to become honorary Doctor of Literature. Long shot of Winston Churchill walking forward to receive degree, pan to audience applauding. Churchill receives cloak. Close up shot of audience applauding. Close up shot of Churchill speaking (natural sound). He jokes about his degrees and tests. Long shot of audience tilt up to Churchill. Close up shot of Churchill speaking (natural sound). He talks about university education. Several shots of the audience. Close up shot of Churchill speaking. Audience applauding. Churchill shaking hands with a man in academic robe.

    Possibly connected with 48/95 - MD. Possibly in tin marked UNSO 43.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:58:00 / 02:01:20:00
    UNSO Reel 043 E

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