The British prime Minister, Mr. Edward Heath, will leave for Japan on September 16 --?
CU & GVs Heath out of Albany House, greeted by crowds, onto car and away . (1971) (3 shots)
CU Heath talks to common market delegates (1963) (2 shots)
BV Heath addresses conference (1971)
SV Heath speaking (SOUND)
GV Sydney Harbour and yachts in F/G (1971)
GV Crowd & MV PAN Morning Cloud crosses finishing line and Heath celebrates (4 shots)
GV TILT DOWN Big Ben & Houses of Parliament & Heath Down c??? and with reporters (1965) (3 shots)
SV TRACKING SHOT through crowd
SV Heath greeted and sin??? auto??? aphs
TV Car arrives Downing Street and Heath up stope and waves to crowd
MV ZOOM OUT & CU Sign "Claridge's"(1972)
CU Heath ZOOM OUT TO MV talking to Sheikh Mujlb (2 shots)
Heath boards 'plan??? on tarmac (2 shots)
"In my mind there is no doubt of the rich benefit which this country and Europe will secure as a result. It will enhance our security, it will increase our prosperity."
Mr. Heath is visiting Japan after a brief visit to West Germany during to Olympic games during which he mat the West German loader, Horr Willy Ur???ndt.
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Background: The British prime Minister, Mr. Edward Heath, will leave for Japan on September 16 -- for an important round of meetings to discus relations between the two countries.
The meeting are especially important at this time because of Br???ain's c??? of the growing import of Japanese goods into the country; and ??? of the new Japanese doten??? with the People's Republic of china.
This film shows come of the highlight of the British Prime Minister's ??? ???ating back to the early 1960's.
It was in the earl sixties that Mr. Heath made himself internationally known in the Common market negotiations. He has been an able representative in Britain's ???erly attempts to enter the European Common Markot--and it was h??? ???erod the necessary legislation through Parliament which enables Britain to enter the European community.
??? also achieved another sort of fame--as a yachtsman. He won the ???nally famous Sydney to Hobart Yacht race in 1969 and has led the ??? British team in the Admirals Cup series.
His rise in the Parliamentary sphere was rapid--Assisted Conservative Whip in 1951; Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip in ???: and Minister of Labour in 1959. At the ago of 49, in 1965, he was appointed leader of the Tory Party, the youngest man since Disraeli.
He became Prime Minister of Britain, against all the odds, in 1970. Since then, the Prime Minister, Mr. Heath, as not had all plain sailing. He r???iced, a storm of protest when he announced that Britain would resume ???les of arms to South Africa. and more recently, the Northern Ireland situation and industrial trouble at home has kept the Government busy.
He's consistently backed Britain's entry into the Common market:-