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    Full title reads: "Mr Ramsay MacDonald speaks to the Nation."

    Shots of Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald speaking in garden. He is facing off camera. He talks about the forthcoming struggle, the British and World economic situations, he talks about the problems of the fluctuating exchange rate. He says that no 'party' government can solve the problem. (Closer shot). He says that there will be a need for sacrifice - he suggests that he has made a sacrifice in becoming part of the National Coalition Government, but that he has not departed from principle. He says that the problems are temporary but people need to show their support for the National Government in the forthcoming General Election.

    N.B. There are one or two frames marked with Chinagraph pencil that could be cleaned off is a pristine copy of the item is needed.

    This story should be followed by a speech from Stanley Baldwin which is currently missing. The Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12750
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    869.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:26:00 / 01:52:33:00
    Canister:
    31/82
    Sort Number:
    31/082
  • Appears in...

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    LS - National Government
  • Stills

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

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