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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Cuts from newsreel 49/47 - Labour Party Conference in Blackpool, Lancashire.

    General view interior looking towards platform. M/S of Labour Prime Minister Clement Attlee and Secretary of the Labour Party Morgan Phillips on platform. M/S of Jim Griffiths, Chairman, introducing Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin, who rises to speak amid applause.

    M/S of Bevin speaking. He says that four years before when he addressed the conference he never dreamt he would become Foreign Secretary. He refers to convertibility of the pound and its failure being due to the fact that the world was unable to agree. He also refers to Atlantic Pact, the veto, the common policy of peace of the British Commonwealth. (Transcription of entire speech on file.)

    General view of conference applauding and cheering.

    This is a retransferred version of the story. Other version could be found on Pathe Master tape PM2495 - Film ID 2495.01.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:08:44:00
    UN 2138 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 2138 A
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    Temporary Workspaces: 22.2.2011 11:48 1949 PARTY OCNFERENCE Amy Johnson
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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