Material relating to the Newsreel story "Aachen Honours Churchill" 56/40
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Aachen Honours Churchill" 56/40
Identical material to the original story repeated twice, there are a couple extra shots of the Motorcade arriving at Villa Hammerschmidt. The majority of this is mute but there is a small section of live sound from inside the town hall.
Aachen, (Aix La Chapelle), Germany.
GV. Aachen TV. Sir Winston Churchill stepping out of his car and walking towards the steps of the Villa Hammerschmidt. SV. Mass of photographers. SV. Sir Winston posing for the photographers at the top of the steps. CV. Policeman saluting them. GV. Sir Winston and Lady Churchill with Dr. Adenauer and Professor Heuss, President of the German Federal Republic, emerge from the house and stand on the balcony for photographers. (and SV). CV. Sir Winston and Lady Churchill. LV. Tilt down the Town Hall of Aachen. TV. Showing crowds behind car. GV. Sir Winston leaving his car and being greeted by the Oberbuergemeister of Aachen, Herr Keusch. CV. Doctor Adenauer walking up steps of Town Hall. GV. Crowds waiting outside. LTV. of the people assembled inside the Town Hall with Herr Keusch making speech. CU. The medal relating to the Carolus Magnus prize. TV. Spectators. LTV. Showing the medal being placed round Sir Winston's neck. CV. Medal is placed round Sir Winston's neck, he is handed the Scroll relating to the ceremony which he opens. CV. The scroll. GV. Sir Winston closes the Scroll and shakes hands with Herr Keusch. GV. Motor Cavalcade arriving at Villa Hammerschmidt. GV. Police motorcycle escort past camera followed by Sir Winston's car. GV. Villa Hammerschmidt as Sir Winston's car pulls up outside seen across the lawns used as the Title scene. The whole story is then repeated.
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