• Short Summary

    Queen Mother bestows an Honorary Doctorate of Music on Princess Margaret.

  • Description

    Russell Square, London.

    GV. Princess Margaret descending stairs at the University of London. SCU. She makes her way to the platform in the Beveridge Hall. SV. Part of the audience applauding. SV. Princess Margaret stepping on platform. Queen Mother arrives to take her place, turns to face the audience. SV. Audience watching. GV. Public orator, Professor J. R. Sutherland, opens the ceremony (natural sound): "I request you, Chancellor, by the authority of the senate, to admit her Royal Highness Princess Margaret to the Degree of Doctor of Music." Queen Mother, Chancellor of the London University stands up. Applause as Princess Margaret takes her place in front of her mother. LV. Chancellor, Queen Mother received the hood to be placed over Princess Margaret. She then starts to place the hood on Princess Margaret's head. SV. Placing hood on Princess Margaret's head. LV. Queen Mother saying "By the authority of the senate I confer upon you the Degree of Doctor of Music." SV. Princess Margaret shaking hands with her mother and her mother hands diploma to her. Princess Margaret starts to walk back to her seat. SV. Audience applauding. CU. Princess Margaret.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:07:00 / 01:09:25:00

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