• Short Summary

    People wait for news of budget + a look at the consumer items that will be effected.

  • Description

    No title. Budget Day, London.

    C/U Chancellor of Exchequer Roy Jenkins at desk. Various shots crowds in Downing Street waiting for budget news. Various shots press outside No. 11, one photographer has his camera on a pole. C/U door of No. 11. M/S Policemen watching over car. C/U ditto. C/U reporter. Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins come out of No. 11 and pose for press photographers (Mr. Jenkins does not do traditional pose holding aloft red despatch case). Panning shot as they walk to car, pan to man with despatch case. L/S as car leaves Downing Street. Various shots crowd. L/S newspaper vans waiting in street. C/U sign on top of van: "Budget Latest". L/S Big Ben with clock at 4.05. L/S Fleet Street. Various shots of Press Association newsroom: rows of reporters at typewriters or on the telephone. C/U girl typing. C/U man typing, he places his copy onto conveyor belt. L/S subeditors' desk. C/U sub at work. M/S teleprinter operator. C/U tape coming from machine. M/S guests at hotel watching tape machine. C/U newsflash about Budget coming out of tape machine. C/U ditto. M/S people looking at machine.

    L/S people in Piccadilly looking at newscaster on side of building. M/S people looking. L/S newscaster reading: "Family Allowances Up". Panning shot newspapers being loaded into van. M/S van driving away. Panning shot news van on road. M/S crowds around newspaper stand. C/U news placards. M/S newspaper seller at work. C/U ditto. L/S car showrooms. M/S ditto. C/U tax disc on car. Panning shot traffic jam. L/S cars move away. L/S crowds walking past shops. C/U looking in jeweller's windows. L/S electric cooker showroom. C/U ditto. M/S refrigerators. C/U ditto. M/S radios in shop window. L/S furniture shop. M/S ditto. L/S furniture shop. M/S ditto. L/S men's clothing store. L/S women's clothing store. M/S men's clothes in window. Panning shot tobacco kiosk. M/S toiletries. C/U toiletries. C/U sweets. C/U wines and spirits sign. Panning C/U wines and spirits window. M/S queue outside wine shop, trying to stock up on alcohol before new budget prices come into force - a man leaves with box. C/U man drinking half-pint of beer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:06:00 / 01:30:29:00

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