• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Duke: Varsity's New Chancellor" - 53/86

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Duke: Varsity's New Chancellor" - 53/86.

    Some different material from Newsreel Story.

    SV Duke talking about University members in public services throughout the world. CU Duke (natural sound): 'University is centre of learning as we well as teaching. Professors are able to inspire students more than lecturers and command respect. British University in doldrums in 1800 while Scots were vigorous. Praises principle. Given full permission to teach law last time he was in hall. Duke praises various great people. Several shots of Duke wearing Don's robes and taping people.

    Duke starts to speak. 'This is the third time I have been here and want to thank you for the honour of making me Chancellor... I can't claim Scottish University but can claim Scottish school... Gave me particular pleasure to confer LL. on ex-headmaster.... Chose education as address because wanted to learn something about it myself... I educated Scotsman knows what he want. I hope you will find in me a constant desire to better university." GV. Duke returns to seat. SV. Vice Chancellor offers Duke Robes of office. SV. Duke taps Alanbrook. SV. Audience. SV. Duke taking chair Audience (several) including Lord Provost Miller. Various shots of people on platform.

    (Mute & Comb. Lav.)

    Note: It looks as if this piece has two parts. First starts with speech and is followed by several shots. Second starts with Duke's speech and is followed by Vice Chancellor's speech and several other shots.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:55:00 / 01:19:16:00
    53/86 C (Selected Originals)

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