BOBBY JONES RECEIVES FREEDOM OF ST. ANDREWS

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Education
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Documentary

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: BOBBY JONES RECEIVES FREEDOM OF ST. ANDREWS

Reference number: 0311

Date: 1958

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7 mins

Description: Provost Leonard presents American golfer Bobby Jones Jnr. with the Freedom of St Andrews. Robert Tyre Jones (1902-1971) British Amateur Champion: 1930 British Open Champion: 1926, 1927, 1930 US Amateur Champion: 1924, 1925, 1927, 1928, 1930 US Open Champion: 1923, 1926, 1929, 1930.

Shotlist: No credits. Shots of platform party and audience inside the Graduation Hall of St Andrews University. Provost Leonard delivers his address (.26); Robert Tyre Jones, Jnr. from Atlanta Georgia, receives casket and converses with the Provost (1.02); Shot of opened Roll of Honorary Burgesses. Bobby Jones signs the Burgess Roll and addresses the gathering. Speech finishes with a rendering of "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow" (6.15); - Blank - (6.35); [Mute] Various short sections of the ceremony (7.04)