• Short Summary

    Sir Winston Churchill celebrates his 86th birthday.

  • Description

    London.

    SV. Postman outside No 28 Hyde Park Gate, home of Sir Winston Churchill, about to deliver bundle of greetings and letters on his 86th birthday. CU. No 28 on doorway. GV. Cars and press men outside house. CU. Another postman delivering letters to maid at door, maid signs for them. SV. Pan, man arriving carrying large basket of flowers. SV. Photographers. CU. Man delivering basket of flowers to maid at door. SV. Pan, two men carrying in Sir Winston's birthday cake, & GV. SV. Men carrying cake through doorway. Angle shot, Randolph Churchill, Sir Winston's son, arriving carrying a basket of fruit. SV. Mrs Sandys, Sir Winston's daughter Diana, arriving. CU. Mrs Christopher Soames, Churchill's daughter Mary, arriving with child. CU. Press photographers. SV. Mrs Churchill with Mrs Soames and family outside No 28 posing to photographers. SV. Press photographers. SV. Mrs Churchill receives bouquet from small boy, he has arrived with several other boys on horseback. SV. Members of Churchill's family looking out of the window. GV. Crowds and horses outside Hyde Park Gate. CU. Field Marshal, Lord Bernard Montgomery, posing in doorway. GV. Interior, showing presents and birthday cake. CU. Cake with various emblems on top depicting the 86 years of Sir Winston's life. LV. Piles of letters and telegrams. CU. Pile of greetings cards. CU. Four bottles of champagne standing in box. GV. Room with display of presents. CU. Sir Winston Churchill seated smiling.

    (Orig. Negative)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1698.33
    Media URN:
    52836
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/12/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:30:00 / 01:47:59:00
    Canister:
    60/98

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