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    Stanley Baldwin entertains a hunting party meeting at Chequers.

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    Title: "AT THE CHEQUERS. Old Berkeley Hunt meet at Prime Minister Country House".

    Panning shot of a crowd of people, houses and dogs outside the Prime Minister's country house. M/S of a group of smartly dressed men and women standing on the steps of the house - Stanley Baldwin and family. C/U of Baldwin, a man and an elderly woman in furs - Mrs B.? Panning shot of the man on horseback riding through the large gates to Chequers, he is followed by a pack of dogs.

    M/S of Baldwin surrounded by a pack of Beagles, he pats their hats and leans on a walking stick. M/S of Baldwin and a little girl on a pony, they stand outside the house surrounded by a crowd of other well-to-do looking people. M/S of the hunting party coming down the drive to the house, crowds watch them from the lawn.

    After a second of spacing, out takes / cuts start at 01:46:15. Some more shots of the hunting party gathered on the lawn to Chequers. Some good shots of Baldwin looking relaxed with his family and friends. M/S of Baldwin talking to a crowd of journalists on the steps to Chequers. M/S of Baldwin talking and writing in a notebook, he is surrounded by journalists; it looks as if he is drawing a diagram to explain something to the reporters. More good shots of Baldwin looking relaxed - he is seen with his wife trying to open a bottle of wine.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:09:00 / 01:51:15:00
    G 1268

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