• Short Summary

    Prince Philip installs James Robertson Justice as the new Rector of Edinburgh University.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Edinburgh. The New Rector".

    Edinburgh University, Scotland.

    LV Exterior shot with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh clothed in gown standing on the steps of the McEwan Hall alongside film star and new University Rector, Dr James Robertson Justice.

    GV Interior shot with the Chancellor's procession entering the hall, amidst the throwing of streamers and toilet rolls. LV Chancellor's procession nearing the platform with steamers and toilet rolls still falling. CU Students watching from balcony. SV Senior President of the Students Representative Council helping D. Justice take off his gown, the Duke invests the new Rector by putting on gown. SV Duke helping Justice put on the gown, he pats his back. SV Duke shaking hands with Robertson Justice. SV Audience watching. LV Robertson Justice speaking. CU Unfurled toilet rolls wrapped around the Duke's legs and feet. CU Prince Philip laughing. GV Dr Justice addressing the audience. SV Dr Justice speaking.

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1519.23
    Media URN:
    49283
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:52:00 / 01:57:12:00
    Canister:
    58/16

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