• Short Summary

    US Ambassador Joseph Kennedy receives freedom of Edinburgh.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'Count your Blessings' Says U.S. Ambassador

    SCOTLAND: Edinburgh: Usher Hall:
    General view of crowd inside Usher Hall.

    Lord Provost presenting casket to Joseph Kennedy (US Ambassador to Britain) / Kennedy with casket / Kennedy speaking / crowd applauding Kennedy / Kennedy speaking / General view Kennedy sits down and loud applause.

    ORIGINAL-NEG.

    GOOD SCENES.

    Kennedy making speech. - On avoiding war / Accepting Freedom of the City / Jokes about not having any free weekends

    General view of St. Giles Cathedral

    Kennedy out of Usher Hall wearing robes / General view of Edinburgh University.

    Personalities - Politicians; Scotland; Joseph Patrick Kennedy (1888-1969), Americans; Ceremonies - Local Government; Great Britain
    Background: US Ambassador Joseph Kennedy receives freedom of Edinburgh.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAO8FC2FLIBLAHCOGP90GWELIC
    Media URN:
    VLVAAO8FC2FLIBLAHCOGP90GWELIC
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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