• Short Summary

    Prime Minster Winston Churchill celebrates his birthday.

  • Description

    Downing Street, London. The Prime Minister celebrates his 78th birthday.

    SV. Mr. Winston Churchill and Mrs. Clementine Churchill leave Number 10 Downing Street and pose for press before entering car (First 7 feet for super title.) SV. Crowd waving pan to car driving away. SV. Chef puts final touches to Churchill's cake. CU. Cake revolving showing Seasons depicted on side. SCU. Top of cake with inscription. SV. Flower arrive for Winston at Number 10. SV. Small boys looking on. SV. Telegraph Boy delivers telegram at No. 10. MV. Crowd in Downing St. SV. Pressmen with cameras outside Number 10. SV. Mr. and Mrs. Churchill leave Number 10 and pose on step for pressmen MV. Mrs. Churchill walks towards car and Winston shoos in Pet Poodle. SCU. Winston and Mary Churchill (Mary Soames) walk towards car.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    46.18
    Media URN:
    27764
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:03:00 / 01:21:02:00
    Canister:
    52/98

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Street and pose for press before entering car" - the car is a Humber Pullman.

    This being Churchill's 78th birthday, the date of filming would have been 30 November 1952.

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