• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill receives the degree of Doctor of Literature at London University.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "LONDON VARSITY HONOURS CHURCHILL".

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1442.22
    Media URN:
    47164
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:07:00 / 01:32:33:00
    Canister:
    48/95

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