• Short Summary

    The christening of the Churchill's grandson in Westerham.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WESTERHAM".

    Westerham, Kent.

    The Christening of Mr and Mrs Christopher Soames' son at St. Mary's Church. Boy is named Arthur Nicholas Winston.

    Churchill's daughter Mary, Mrs Soames, on left of porch of church - husband, Mr Christopher Soames, the on right. Mr and Mrs Winston Churchill come out. Photographer arranges them. Crowd cheering. Group at door moving forward. Mary, carrying the baby in her arms, and husband walking through lines of crowds. Mr and Mrs Churchill walking through crowds. Crowd.

    House. Group - Mary, baby and husband. Young Winston Churchill, son of Randolph Churchill, hands cake to chauffeurs. Long shot of a group. Close up shot of young Winston eating cake. Group, Mr Churchill fondling baby. Close up shot of the baby. Churchill fondling baby.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1424.31
    Media URN:
    46436
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/04/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:07:00 / 01:49:15:00
    Canister:
    48/27

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