• Short Summary

    Cabinet ministers arrive at Downing Street for a meeting on a Saturday.

  • Description

    London.

    Various shots of Government cabinet ministers arriving at Number 10, Downing Street for a cabinet meeting on a Saturday. Ministers seen include Lord Halifax, Leslie Hore-Belisha, Lord Chatfield and Sir Kingsley Wood. A fairly large crowd of people stands on the opposite side of the road, watching them go inside. Commentator mentions that a meeting has not been called on a weekend since the abdication and guesses that the subjects to be discussed include Anglo-Italian questions and the situation in Austria.

    Soundtrack cuts out at 01:20:13; visuals continue showing more ministers arriving, including Foreign Affairs Minister, Anthony Eden.

    Note: Eden resigned from his position on 21 February 1938 - the release date of this issue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    955.26
    Media URN:
    16321
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:50:00 / 01:20:37:00
    Canister:
    38/15

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