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  • Short Summary

    Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald, and Philip Snowden, Chancellor of the Exchequer, receive Freedom of the City of London in traditional ceremony.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The city's highest honour. The Premier (Ramsay MacDonald) and the Chancellor of the Exchequer (Philip Snowden) receive, with traditional ceremony "the Freedom of the City." London.

    M/S of horses pulling an ornate carriage, two uniformed men in feathered hats open the door, a man gets out and is handed a mace, the mayor gets out after him and greets other officials. M/S of the men entering a building, one walks in on sticks. M/S of Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald talking to one of the officials. M/S of Ramsay MacDonald and Philip Snowdon stood on either side of the mayor. M/S of the Guildhall (?) The carriages ride away afterwards.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    826.38
    Media URN:
    19008
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/12/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:46:00 / 01:57:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1671

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