• Short Summary

    Report on fears about the declining birth rate in the UK.

    Babies; J Ronald H Cartland?

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    ENGLAND: London:
    INT
    Close up of baby crying
    PAN along babies on table

    Ronald Cartland (John Ronald Hamilton Cartland) MP speaking on the declining birthrate SOT
    - Presently 40 million people in this country / if present decline in population and fall in birth rate goes on at the same rate, in 30 yeas we shall have a quarter less people in this country and in 100 years time we shall have only 4.5 million people living, half the number of people in London today / some suggest you make allowances for the family man / some suggest you should tax bachelors

    Close up of Britain's population figures

    Sir Leonard Hill talking about declining birthrate.
    - Are we facing extinction? The problem is simply this, white men, mainly for the sake of a good time and comfort, are choosing to limit their breeding, while other races are increasing over the world's surface / the situation is one of grave danger

    Semi view of globe revolving
    Close up of map of China and Japan
    Background: Report on fears about the declining birth rate in the UK.

    Babies; J Ronald H Cartland (1907-1940), Personalities - Politicians; Domestic Life; British Empire; Period Attitudes; Great Britain; Sir Leonard Erskine Hill (1866-1952), Personalities - Medical

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC7CA638SCAKRS4NLKHOQHPEYY
    Media URN:
    VLVAC7CA638SCAKRS4NLKHOQHPEYY
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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