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    SMITH SQUARE, ENGLAND: GV PAN From Pressmen to Mr. Butler's house in Smith Square. SCU Mr. Butler arriving home surrounded by pressmen. SCU He posses at door for Photographers.



    GOOD SCENES.



    SV Mr. Butler with woman outside his house signing autograph book. SV Mr. Butler. SCU Mr. Butler being handed autograph book to sign. SCU Mr. Butler signing the book, Side V Mr. Butler.



    ENGLAND: MR. MACMILLAN TAKES OVER. London. Biggest political drama for years. Sir Anthony Eden resigns, Mr. Butler is passed over. Mr. Macmillan is Prime Minister. Downing Street No. 11, England gv press and crowds outside Downing Street. SCU Macmillan outside No. 11 surrounded by press. CU Ditto he waves and goes inside, GV Crowds in downing Street, in the evening. Mr. Macmillan in CU. speaks (NAT. SD.)



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    CU Mr. Macmillan.



    I am now engaged in forming a government. I hope to present a list for Her Majesty's approval in a few day's time, We have difficult task before us in this country, all of us, and it will need out courage and understanding and strength. And we shall need the sympathy and goodwill of everyone, in the country whatever their party or beliefs. I believe we will have that sympathy



    ENGLAND: MR. MACMILLAN TAKES OVER. London. Biggest political drama for years. Sir Anthony Eden resigns. Mr. Butler is passed over. Mr. Macmillan becomes Prime Minister. Buckingham Palace, England GV Buckingham Palace press and crowds waiting outside, SV PAN Churchill arriving at Palace in his car, SV Photographers, SV MACMILLANS Car coming out of the Palace gates after he had seen the Queen, SV Macmillan in the car next to the driver. BV His car driving away amongst the crowd.



    Government and Politics; Personalities - Politicians; Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton (1894-1986), Richard Austen 'RAB' Butler, Baron Butler (1902-1982), Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon (1897-1977), Great Britain




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    Film ID:
    VLVAD5LF5H6M8RRGFYF7G0AQZ26Q8
    Media URN:
    VLVAD5LF5H6M8RRGFYF7G0AQZ26Q8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:21:00
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    N/A

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