• Short Summary

    Sir Winston Churchill hosts the meeting of Commonwealth Premiers at Downing Street.

  • Description

    Downing Street, London.

    SV. Car arriving outside No 10 Downing Street. SV. Crowd. SV. Mr Louis St. Laurent Canadian Prime Minister arriving and walking in. SV. Pan, Mr Robert Gordon Menzies, Prime Minister of Australia, arriving. SV. Crowd. SV. Mr Pandit Nehru India's Premier and Mrs Vijaya Pandit, UN Assembly President and Nehru's sister, arriving. SV. Interior, Sir Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister, chatting to Anthony Eden, British Foreign Secretary and to St. Laurent. SV. Nehru and Mrs Pandit chatting to Mohammed Ali, Prime Minister of Pakistan. SV. Mr Menzies and Sir Winston. SV. Mr Eden and on the right Sir John Kotelawala, Prime Minister of Ceylon (Sri Lanka). SV. Pandit Nehru and Madame Pandit looking at postal order for 5/-d sent to Sir Winston for his 80th birthday by an old age pensioner. SV. Churchill showing postal order to others including Mr Ali and Mr Sydney Holland, Prime Minister of New Zealand. SCU. Mr Nehru. SV. Winston Churchill leading ministers through door into room. AS. Portrait of Lord Nelson. LV. Group of ministers posing. SCU. Mr Holland, Mr St. Laurent, pan to Mr Swart and Mr Ali. LV. & SV. Group.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.C.) (some library shots used)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    503.02
    Media URN:
    30423
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:27:00 / 01:03:46:00
    Canister:
    55/10

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