• Short Summary

    The Coalition Cabinet pose for cameras in garden of No. 10 Downing Street.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Britain's first 'National' Cabinet - on whom the World's eyes are resting - pose in the garden of No. 10 Downing Street before tackling their immense task."

    London.

    James Ramsay MacDonald, Stanley Baldwin, Philip Snowden and Sir Herbert Samuel comes down steps in garden of No. 10 Downing Street.

    They are followed by other members of the Cabinet of the newly formed National Government. MacDonald is seen handing out heather for good luck and he is heard saying he has a four leafed clover.

    Shots of members of the cabinet pose for a photograph - including J H Thomas and Neville Chamberlain.

    Shots of Ministers coming down steps from a different camera.

    Various angles of Cabinet posing for cameras.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald. Chamberlin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    865.13
    Media URN:
    12666
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:10:00 / 01:20:45:00
    Canister:
    31/71

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