• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill is given the freedom of Deal and Dover in Kent.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Two Freedoms For Churchill"

    Deal and Dover, Kent. Winston Churchill is given the freedom of Deal and Dover in Kent.

    MV Mr Churchill inspecting marines at Deal. SV Crowd waving. SV Mr Churchill falls in behind the soldiers. MV Officer carrying casket in procession pan back to Mr Churchill. CU Mr Churchill marching with Mayor of Deal.

    GV Dover guns firing. MV Dover. MV Mayor of Dover (Alderman Fish) presenting casket (Christopher Soames is on the platform). SV Mr Churchill examining contents of casket. SV Audience applauding. LV Mr Churchill speaking: "I shall cherish this record of Dover - fighting Dover (Churchill bangs deed box to emphasise remarks) with which I was associated in both these wars, not because I am a war monger". (Laughter).

    CU Mr Churchill continues: "It is our interest and our duty and if you like our Christian duty to do the best we can to blot out and sweep away the hatreds, and vengeance sof the past and to try to make a better and a broader world in which victors and vanquished shall be able to live together, where the old feuds will die and the old hatreds will vanish and those who stand by and those who have been taught to stand by the principles of Freedom and law and honour, will be able to work together for their further defence against any new dangers which may present themselves from any quarter."

    (Applause). (Rota.Lav.) (Orig.F.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:13:00 / 01:43:45:00

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