Mayors of Belfast and Londonderry make Sir Winston Churchill a Freeman of the cities.
Mansion House, London.
GV. Pan, guests assembled in the Mansion House for the presentation ceremony to Sir Winston Churchill. CU. Silver casket which is to be presented to Churchill by the Lord Mayor of Belfast Alderman R. J. Harcourt. SV. Lady Churchill seated at table. LV. Lord Mayor of Belfast presenting silver casket to Sir Winston, amidst applause. SCU. Sir Winston holding silver casket. CU. Silver casket. SV. The Lady Mayoress Mrs R. J. Harcourt of Belfast. Senator S. Dowds Mayor of Londonderry presenting gift to Lady Churchill. Lady Churchill turns holding gift and places it on table. SV. General Templer watching ceremony with Labour Prime Minister Earl Clement Attlee. LV. Mayor of Londonderry presenting replica of "Roaring Meg", a cannon which defended Londonderry, to Sir Winston. SV. Sir Winston holding model of cannon. LV. Amidst applause, Sir Winston places cannon on table. CU. Model of cannon on table. CU. Churchill seated at table.
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