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  • Description

    New York, United States of America.

    Full titles read: "AMERICA'S WONDERFUL WELCOME - TO MR RAMSAY MACDONALD"

    L/S's of small pleasure cruiser on the river. L/S's of several other small ships and tugboats spraying jets of water into the air. L/S of the Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald walking across ramp onto the shore. He raises his top-hat to the waiting crowd who cheer his arrival, the national anthem plays in the background.

    High angle shots of the MacDonald waving his hat in the air while press photographers take pictures, the band play 'Rule Britannia' in the background. M/S of very large liner. High angle shots of MacDonald waving hat. High angle shots of MacDonald being interviewed by journalists holding very large microphones. The ships horn is blown loudly.

    L/S's of band marching through streets of New York followed by open topped car carrying MacDonald and other dignitaries. L/S of MacDonald climbing out of car, guards pave their way as they walk up steps. L/S's of mounted guard (or Policemen ?) standing in line in street.

    L/S MacDonald and various other dignitaries walking down steps. They stand in a group and pose for the camera. More groups shots of MacDonald, also with his daughter Ishbel who stands next to him.

    Note: a shorter silent version of this item exists on *PM0804*. - EB 2000.
    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1929
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    18658
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    806.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:09:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:09:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1650
    Sort Number:
    G 1650
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    New York Shoreline
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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