Footage from The Open University's first degree ceremony at Alexandra Palace in 1973, primarily the installation of Lord Gardiner as Chancellor.
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Duration: 00:02:36
Keyword(s): Graduation Ceremony, Chancellor installation, Vice Chancellor, Alexandra Palace, Honorary degree.
Contributor(s): Walter Perry, Gerald Gardiner
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Footage description: OU Crest and words 'Open University Congregation'. Presenter speaks to camera in front of people gathered outside Alexandra Palace. Views behind. Footage from the Graduation Ceremony of Lord Gardiner and Walter Perry ascending steps to the stage. View of the stage as the musicians play. Perry assists Gardiner with his robes. Installaton Ceremony: Perry addresses the attendees. Gardiner addresses the attendees. Perry speaks to gardiner. Gardiner and Perry sit down. Audience applauds. View of stage. Honorary Degree Ceremony: Perry stands and speaks. Audience. Perry presents Gardiner with scroll and robes. Audience applauds.
Master programe code and title: Open Forum 9A 1973
Master programme recording date: 1973
Master programme production number: FOU2640H
Available to public: yes