• Short Summary

    Honorary degrees are handed out to dignitaries by the Earl of Athlone.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "University of London Foundation Day. The Earl of Athlone confers honorary degrees on his wife, Princess Alice - The American Ambassador - The Archbishop of Canterbury - Mr. Baldwin and many other famous figures."

    University of London.

    CU Earl of Athlone speaking, he is wearing an academic mortarboard hat. He presents an honorary degree to his wife, Princess Alice. Warm applause greet the award.

    A degree is presented to Cosmo Gordon Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury.

    A degree is presented to British politician Stanley Baldwin.

    A fanfare is sounded as the camera pans across the gathered academics and personalities.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    739.25
    Media URN:
    8401
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:33:00 / 01:32:59:00
    Canister:
    33/95

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