Queen Elizabeth meets Commonwealth Ministers at large ceremony. The Prime Minister Winston Churchill gives a rousing speech, Westminster Hall, London.
Queen arriving and being greeted by Mr Holt. SV. Guests seated at table. GV. Churchill speaking. (for lead in) GV. Speech Sequence. SV. Guests seated at table (with fanfare) GV. Guests rising. SV. Queen walking through guests.
Winston Churchill's (Nat. snd.) "In this hall of fame and antiquity a long story has been unfolded of the conflicts of The Crown versus Parliament, and I suppose we are most of us, at this moment, within one hundred yards of the statue of Oliver Cromwell. But those days are gone. We do not want to live in a system dominated either by one man or one theme. Like nature, we follow in theme the paths of variety and change, and our faith that in the mercy of God, things will get better and better if we all try our best"