CHURCHILL RECEIVES THE FREEDOM OF PERTH

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Places:

  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Politics

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: CHURCHILL RECEIVES THE FREEDOM OF PERTH

Reference number: 0841

Date: 1948

Production company: [ Scottish Film Productions]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.00 mins

Description: Provost John Ure Primrose presents the freedom of the city of Perth to Churchill, 27th May 1948

Shotlist: Credits (0.07) Special. Crowds waving flags line streets of Perth (1.13) members of Society of High Constables in formal dress wait at Town Hall entrance (1.26) representatives of armed forces on riverside street, crowds in background (1.37) Winston Churchill arrives in open car, accompanied by Provost John Ure Primrose. They alight and enter building (2.03) shots outside public building of crowds and shots of masonry on building (2.11) brief shot of civic dignitaries and High Constables and then of Churchill's car as it drives up and he acknowledges crowds. Churchill gets out and stands on steps at entrance to give crowds the "Victory" sign (2.48) shots inside hall of platform party during Freedom ceremony; Churchill receives silver box containing roll? (3.33)