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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

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    Shots of British Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald onboard ship. He is seated and chatting to two unidentified men.

    Top View of ship as it steams past. LS of ship. Repeated shot of Ramsay MacDonald. Shot of railway carriage on docks. Shots of MacDonald waving with hat. Shot of large unidentified ocean going liner. More shots of smaller boat. Repeated shot of MacDonald.
    (Sound Comes in)
    SV of MacDonald and daughter (probably Ishbel) waving for camera. More shots of photographers taking pictures. Shots of steam train taking MacDonald away from the quay.

    More shots of MacDonald on the boat. Top view of MacDonald coming down gangplank off boat. repeat of some shots of Ramsay on boat, some shots from different angle.

    Shots of Ramsay with Ishbel being greeted. Shots of MacDonald getting off liner.

    Better shots of Ramsay, Ishbel and greeting. MacDonald makes speech of thanks. He is in the United States of America (USA) to speak with the President about the economic problems. Repeated shots of greetings to New York. Ramsay says a few words about being back in America. They keep repeating greetings and Ramsay has to make comments several times. More shots of MacDonald on boat.

    MacDonald says a few words from the back of a railway carriage before the train departs. Ishbel and Ramsay wave goodbye to crowds.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:22:00 / 01:50:36:00
    UN 134 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 0134 H
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    New York Trains New York Trains
  • Stills

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

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