• Short Summary

    Denis Healey attends the Aachen festival in Germany.

  • Description

    Aachen festival. Germany.

    M/S interior, long line of men dressed in old fashioned costumes at the Aachen festival. L/S audience seated at tables. C/U Denis Healey wearing funny hat. M/S people seated at top table. M/S of the Defence Minister Denis Healey walking up to platform and removing his hat. He's then handed an award which he wears round hi neck. He then shakes hands with the personalities at the top table.

    M/S people in audience clapping. C/U Denis Healey drinking a toast from a large goblet. M/S as he finishes drinking the toast. C/U type in audience smiling. L/S proceedings showing Denis Healey in large wire cage at side of stage making speech. C/U Healey making speech. L/S people clapping. L/S stage dancing taking place. C/U of the dancers in old fashioned costume. L/S dancing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2241.04
    Media URN:
    57760
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1970
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:56:00 / 01:05:07:00
    Canister:
    70/7

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Denis Healey received the award, known as the Joker's Medal, on 17 January 1970. A newspaper article from the era reporting on it is attached.....

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2507&dat=19700119&id=dpVAAA
    AAIBAJ&sjid=F6UMAAAAIBAJ&pg=13
    70,3062700

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