• Short Summary

    Sailor Sir Alec Rose is given Freedom of the City in his home town of Portsmouth.

  • Description

    No title - Sir Alec Rose, round-the-world-solo sailor, receives Freedom of the City of Portsmouth, his home town. Hampshire.

    M/S crowds lining the steps of the Guildhall, Portsmouth. M/S arrival of Sir Alec Rose's car. M/S crowd on the steps flanked by naval personnel. M/S as Sir Alec Rose steps out of car and is greeted by Lord Mayor, Councillor Emery-Wallis. C/U Guard of Honour of Marines. Various shots crowds and dignitaries. C/U Sir Alec shaking hands with more dignitaries. C/U's of little children waving. C/U Sir Alec waving from the steps of the Guildhall. Interior C/U Guildhall with people clapping.

    M/S Sir Alec accompanied by the Lord Mayor, he walks up to the dais in the hall, people clap as they walk past. M/S of the audience inside the Guildhall. M/S of the Lord Mayor speaking. M/S of the audience listening. C/U of the casket presented to Sir Alec by the Mayor. M/S Sir Alec standing beside Lord Mayor holding casket, camera pans to people clapping. L/S Sir Alec talking about the honour of being recognised by his home town (natural sound). M/S of audience listening. M/S of Sir Alec, camera pans over audience. L/S from the back of the hall as people stand and applaud.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:06:00 / 01:20:34:00

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