A Contribution To Peace 1935

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    No title. A contribution to peace: Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald talks about National Defence.

    London.

    Ramsay MacDonald gives speech to camera from behind his desk (probably in either Palace of Westminster or Downing St).

    Mr. MacDonald talks about recent "white paper" and explains why government thinks it is necessary to increase money spent on defence. He sees it as a deterrent against war and makes reference to recent meeting in Geneva. Mr. MacDonald wants to see a universal deduction of arms but until that point he feels it unwise to reduce Britain's weaponry.

    Note: spacing between 01:11:55 and 01:11:58.

    Note: for search purposes also use Ramsey McDonald.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    9640
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    821.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:39:00 / 01:13:00:00
    Canister:
    35/21
    Sort Number:
    35/021
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Temporary workspace: 17.4.2010 18:50
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.
yardstare
Animals are often the forgotten army of World War I. They displayed unwavering courage even when exposed to extreme conditions. British Pathé pay tribute to these forgotten warriors.
WW1animals
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt

Related Videos

Hide
Commonwealth Premiers Meet

Commonwealth Premiers Meet

Commonwealth Prime Ministers meet in London.

Mountbattens In Sydney

Mountbattens In Sydney

Lord Mountbatten and family in Sydney, Australia.

Daily Mail Youth Forum Reel 1

Daily Mail Youth Forum Reel 1

Duke of Edinburgh, Attlee, Gamlin and children speaking at youth forum.

Truman Speaks On Controls

Truman Speaks On Controls

President Harry Truman speaks about controls to combat communism. America.

Clement Attlee Arrives In New York

Clement Attlee Arrives In New York

Attlee arrives in New York and makes speech on world peace and tolerance.

Salute The Soldier Richmond

Salute The Soldier Richmond

The Lord Mayor appeals to Richmond viewers to donate to 'Salute the Soldier' week

Anglo - Iraqi Treaty Signed

Anglo - Iraqi Treaty Signed

Anglo - Iraqi treaty is signed in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
pope
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
Philip
Over its history, the Pathe cameras filmed a number of people who had committed heinous crimes. So in no particular order, these images show ten faces of truly evil men and women.
Himmler
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
WW1
Life before health and safety laws; men worked at huge heights, balancing on girders and cranes all in order to help build the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Vertigo
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
Buchenwald