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WORLD MARKET SLUMP PLACARDS

World Market Slump Placards (1929)

Various placards showing decline and fall of world market.

OPINIONS ON BUDGET

Opinions On Budget (1949)

Sounding opinions of housewives on the latest budget. Chapel Market, London.

BURNING ITALIAN MONEY.

Burning Italian Money. (1946)

Italian workmen bundling notes into an incinerator.

SHAWCROSS: BUDGET SPEECH

Shawcross: Budget Speech (1945)

Hartley Shawcross makes budget speech at his desk.

DALTON SPEECH ABOUT BUDGET

Dalton Speech About Budget (1945)

Chancellor of Exchequer gives budget speech after 1945 election.

HUGH DALTON BUDGET 1946

Hugh Dalton Budget 1946 (1946)

Hugh Dalton, Chancellor of Exchequer, gives speech about 1946 budget.

FRANCE FREEZES 5,000 FRANC NOTE

France Freezes 5,000 Franc Note (1948)

France freezes 5,000 franc note to stem inflation.

COMEDIAN

Comedian (1930-1939)

A comic sings a song called 'We've Got To Economise Now' about war debts - Leslie Weston.

PLEASE GIVE  YOUR NATIONAL INSURANCE NUMBER WHEN MAKING A CLAIM

Please Give Your National Insurance Number When Making A Claim (1948)

People are urged to...

UNEMPLOYED DEMONSTRATION IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE

Unemployed Demonstration In Trafalgar Square (1920-1929)

Large protest march and rally by unemployed in...

CHANCELLORS BUDGET SPEECH

Chancellors Budget Speech (1945)

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Hugh Dalton gives budget speech.

AUSTRALIAN GIFT TO UK £8,000,000

Australian Gift To UK £8,000,000 (1949)

The Australian Govt gives Britain Eight Million Pounds to...

HUDDERSFIELD FACTORY WORKERS

Huddersfield Factory Workers (1948)

Item showing women factory workers in Huddersfield, Yorkshire.

CLEMENT ATTLEE SPEAKING aka ATTLEE SPEECH 'VICTORY OVER SCARCITY'

Clement Attlee Speaking AKA Attlee Speech 'victory Over Scarcity' (1940)

Part of an address by...

CHINA BATTLES AGAINST INFLATION

China Battles Against Inflation (1948)

People carrying wads of paper money, men in bank counting...

DEAR FOOD PROTEST  aka PROTEST AGAINST HIGH FOOD COSTS

Dear Food Protest AKA Protest Against High Food Costs (1914-1918)

Demonstration march and rally in...

British Workers' League & March

British Workers' League & March (1914-1918)

British Workers' League rally and march in London.

 LORD BEAVERBROOK

Lord Beaverbrook (1920-1929)

Early sound item of Lord Beaverbrook speaking about post-WW1 economic...

 HAVELOCK WILSON & BOYCOTT THE HUN

Havelock Wilson & Boycott The Hun (1920-1929)

Sign reminding sailors to boycott Germany + shots of MP...

BANK RATE IN ORBIT

Bank Rate In Orbit (1964)

The Bank Rate in London was raised from 5 to 7 per cent - people are shocked.

JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER SURE PROSPERITY IS COMING BACK

John D. Rockefeller Sure Prosperity Is Coming Back (1932)

Rockefeller talks about economies rise...

SPENDING - FDR ASKS MORE RELIEF BILLIONS aka ROOSEVELT ASKS FOR FUNDS FOR...

Spending - Fdr Asks More Relief Billions AKA Roosevelt Asks For Funds For... (1938)

President...

THRONG WALL STREET AS STOCK MARKET CRASHES

Throng Wall Street As Stock Market Crashes (1929)

Crowds gather in the streets of New York as fears...

H.G. WELLS INTERVIEW

H.G. Wells Interview

The famous author gives his remedies for the world depression.

FRENCH TRANSPORT STRIKE

French Transport Strike (1947)

French Government employees strike against decision to freeze wages....

VISCOUNT ADDISON IN AUSTRALIA

Viscount Addison In Australia (1947)

Lord Addison talks of the dollar crisis and reassures us that we...

ANGLO-POLISH TRADE AGREEMENT

Anglo-Polish Trade Agreement (1949)

Polish Minister of Trade Hilary Minc, and British Ambassador Sir...

THE BUDGET

The Budget (1948)

Scenes outside House of Commons on Budget Day.

BUDGET DAY 1952

Budget Day 1952 (1952)

Chancellor of the Exchequer Butler holds up the Budget Box on Budget Day 1952.

PAUL HOFFMAN IN PARIS

Paul Hoffman In Paris (1949)

Marshall Plan Administrator Paul Hoffman arrives at Orly Airport, Paris.

 SENATOR VANDENBERG ON MARSHALL PLAN

Senator Vandenberg On Marshall Plan (1940)

Senator Arthur Vandenberg gives speech in favour of...

DEAR MILK PROTEST

Dear Milk Protest (1916)

Many women and children march to Hyde Park to demand cheaper milk.

SIR A. YAPP

Sir A. Yapp (1914-1918)

Footage of Sir A. Yapp.

WAR BONDS APPEAL

War Bonds Appeal (1918)

People gather around large tank to listen to war bonds appeal.

SIR ARTHUR YAPP APPEALS FOR FOOD ECONOMY

Sir Arthur Yapp Appeals For Food Economy (1914-1918)

Shots of 'great food saver' Sir Arthur Yapp.

PREPARATIONS FOR THE TEN MILLION EFFORT

Preparations For The Ten Million Effort (1914-1918)

Soldiers prepare sandbag area during war bond drive...

 ERP ASSEMBLY

Erp Assembly (1948)

European Recovery Programme assembly at Bari, Italy - Italian newsreel item.

16 NATION CONFERENCE TO SIGN MARSHALL PLAN DOCUMENT aka MARSHAL PLAN CONF

16 Nation Conference To Sign Marshall Plan Document AKA Marshal Plan Conf (1947)

Georges...

WILD TRADING MARKS COTTON EXCHANGE AFTER REPORT ON CROP

Wild Trading Marks Cotton Exchange After Report On Crop (1921)

Good shots of the trading pit in...

ROOSEVELT'S DECISION ON WAR DEBTS! aka PRESIDENT SPEAKS ON WAR DEBT

Roosevelt's Decision On War Debts! AKA President Speaks On War Debt

President Roosevelt...

SIGNING OF FRENCH LOAN DEAL

Signing Of French Loan Deal (1946)

James Byrnes and Leon Blum sign French loan deal.

BRITISH WAR LOAN

British War Loan (1946)

President Truman speaks on the British War Loan and trade between Britain and...

US LOAN TO BRITAIN

Us Loan To Britain (1946)

Edward O'Neal, Eric Johnston and William Green speak about US loan to Britain....

SENATOR ARTHUR VANDENBERG FIGHTS FOR E.R.P.  aka VANDENBERG SPEAKS ON ERP ROLL 1

Senator Arthur Vandenberg Fights For E.R.P. AKA Vandenberg Speaks On Erp Roll 1 (1948)

Senator...

SENATOR ARTHUR VANDENBERG FIGHTS FOR ERP aka VANDENBERG FIGHTS FOR ERP

Senator Arthur Vandenberg Fights For Erp AKA Vandenberg Fights For Erp (1948)

Senator Arthur...

FRANK B. VAUGHN AND SIR A YAPP AT MEETING IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE

Frank B. Vaughn And Sir A Yapp At Meeting In Trafalgar Square (1914-1918)

Footage of Frank Vaughn...

 ERP SHIP

Erp Ship (1948)

300th European Recovery Programme Ship arrives at Leghorn, Italy - Italian newsreel...

GENERAL STRIKE IN ENGLAND

General Strike In England (1926)

Workers demonstrating as General Strike begins.

CANADIAN LOAN TO BRITAIN

Canadian Loan To Britain (1946)

Canadian and British Ministers sign papers for Canadian loan to...

EUROPEAN ECONOMIC CO-OPERATION

European Economic Co-Operation (1949)

European delegates arriving for meeting at Chateau de la Muette,...