What Of The Future 1937

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    Item title reads - What of the future?

    M/S of Edward Lyndoe sat writing at a desk, he is astrologer for the 'People' newspaper. He leans back and gives his predictions for first half of 1937 - more jobs going for miners and agricultural workers, various shots of the said workers. M/S of railway station and M/S of crowds of people as he predicts a strike. M/S of troops marching as he predicts military movements of foreign power which will cause a scare in March. M/S of mines and unemployed as he mentions benefit revision. M/S of Neville Chamberlain sat at a desk as he talks about budget hitting pocket of 'little man'.

    He predicts less tension in May but Balkans will be in quarrelsome mood. M/S of people building a bridge. We see pictures of funnels and docks as he says trade will be on the up. The interviewer asks if there will be a war in the near future, he says there are no signs of a major one involving this country during period he has reviewed.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13282
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    903.15
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:00:00 / 01:37:31:00
    Canister:
    37/1
    Sort Number:
    37/001
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