• Short Summary

    IMF representatives gathered in Washington to discuss financial drawbacks from global war including the weakening British pound, and Sir Stafford Cripps (Chancellor of the Exchequer) speaks to England about the devalued pound

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Pound Devalued

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    CRIPPS. STAFFORD. SIR. In Washington with Mr Snyder, Mr Abbott


    DOWNING STREET. Shots of Sir Stafford Cripps arriving, speaks there on devaluation, shots of crowds,


    FACTORIES. shots of In iron foundry (steel) also car factory, after devaluation of the GBP1.


    LONDON Shots of the Bank of New Zealand, & of the New York Chase bank, also shots of Big Ben, Parliament after the devaluation shots of crowds outside London stock-exchange, Jobbers & Brokers at work,


    MONEY. Devaluation of the GBP1. Cripps speech, shots of Factory, London Banks, & also of the London Stock Exchange,


    PAPER People looking at papers devaluation of ther GBP1 shots of Sir Stafford Cripps on one of the papers,


    TREASURY SECRETARY SNYDER Seen in Washington with Mr Cripps Mr Abbott & Mr Black, to discuss the devaluation of the GBP1.


    STOCK EXCHANGE Good Stock Exchange scenes, shots of jobbers & Brokers, after the devaluation of the GBP1.


    WASHINGTON. Shots of Stafford Cripps & Mr Abbott & Mr J.Snyder, & Mr Black in Washington discussing the Financial situation


    Economics

    currency, economics, money, International Bank, finance, war, conference, meeting, treasury, representatives, global, exchange, payments, speech, speeches
    Background: IMF representatives gathered in Washington to discuss financial drawbacks from global war including the weakening British pound, and Sir Stafford Cripps (Chancellor of the Exchequer) speaks to England about the devalued pound

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1HVRIWDDVVP8CNE91HN0USR1J
    Media URN:
    VLVA1HVRIWDDVVP8CNE91HN0USR1J
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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