• Short Summary

    A PART FROM AN EGG THROWN AT SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME A TIME AGO, THE BRITISH ELECTION BATTLE PASSED OFF QUIETLY - IT ENDED TODAY (FRIDAY) WITH THE OUTGOING PRIME MINISTER DISCREETLY VACATING HIS TENANCY AT NUMBER TEN DOWNING STREET.

  • Description

    A PART FROM AN EGG THROWN AT SIR ALEC DOUGLAS-HOME A TIME AGO, THE BRITISH ELECTION BATTLE PASSED OFF QUIETLY - IT ENDED TODAY (FRIDAY) WITH THE OUTGOING PRIME MINISTER DISCREETLY VACATING HIS TENANCY AT NUMBER TEN DOWNING STREET.

    RESURGENT LABOUR'S MR WILSON MOVED IN - BUT WITH THE STEP OF A MAN WITH A QUESTION ON HIS MIND: HOW TO RULE THE PALACE OF WESTMINSTER WITH ONE OF THE SMALLEST MAJORITIES IN THE NATION'S HISTORY.

    HAVING MOVED IN, MR WILSON SPOKE ABOUT THE PROBLEM IN HIS FIRST TELEVISED STATEMENT:
    SIR ALEC'S DEPARTURE FROM OFFICE MEANS HIS REMOVAL TOO FROM A FAMOUS LONDON WAXWORK EXHIBITION - MADAME TUSSAUD'S. SIR ALEC IN WAX WENT CUT STANDING UP. MR. WILSON, IN THE SAME MATERIAL, WAS BROUGHT ON SITTING DOWN. WAXWORK OFFICIALS DON'T POINT TO ANY REASON FOR THE DIFFERENCE IN POSTURE.

    FOR SIR ALEC -- A NEW ROLE IN THE COMMONS AS LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION BEGINS NEXT MONTH. SOF INTERVIEW:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4ZZ57T9BDY6D5PMES9EANN1RV
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ZZ57T9BDY6D5PMES9EANN1RV
    Group:
    File reuters - Can Sell
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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