• Short Summary

    Gifts arrive for Winston Churchill on his 89th birthday. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Winston set for century!

    Former wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill celebrates his 89th birthday. London.

    M/S 28 Hyde Park Gate, home of Winston Churchill. M/S as telegraph boy hands over bundle of telegrams. L/S pressmen gathered round entrance. M/S as a small girl hands bouquet to member of Churchill's staff, he takes it and closes the door. M/S Mr Floris working on Sir Winston's cake. C/U inscription on side which reads "Never in the fields of human endeavour has so much been owed by all mankind to one man". C/U top of the cake showing American and Britain with bridge crossing. C/U on the side of the cake showing Sir Winston's "Honorary Citizens Document". L/S Lord Moran arriving. M/S pressmen. C/U Sir Winston's cake. M/S as the man carrying the cake hands it to man at door. M/S people watching. L/S as the curtains are drawn and Sir Winston comes to the window. C/U as he waves out of the window before the curtains are closed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1780.27
    Media URN:
    54966
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:03:00 / 01:58:21:00
    Canister:
    63/98

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