• Short Summary

    Unlike the year earlier, Sir Winston Churchill's 81st birthday is a family event.

  • Description

    Hyde Park Gardens, London.

    Sir Winston Churchill celebrates his 81st birthday with family. CU. Sir Winston Churchill. (library shot). SCU. Mrs Mary Soames, Churchill's daughter, awaiting for the door of 28 Hyde Park Gardens to be opened. SV. Towards and pan, Christopher Soames arriving. SV. Man holding box of oysters. SV. Another man standing in front of the door. Pan down to him holding brace of pheasants. CU. Lady Violet Bonham Carter arriving and getting out of taxi. SV. Towards and pan, Duncan Sandys, Churchill's son-in-law arriving with Mrs Randolph Churchill, Churchill's daughter-in-law. CU. Pan, Randolph Churchill, Churchill's only son, arriving. SV. Press photographers. SV. Sir Winston and Lady Churchill appearing at the door of No 28. CU. Two girls waving. SV. Sir Winston and Lady Churchill standing in the doorway.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    549.26
    Media URN:
    31208
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:29:00 / 01:30:21:00
    Canister:
    55/97

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