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  • Short Summary

    Cabinet Ministers and delegates arrive in Bournemouth for the 1955 Tory Conference.

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    Unused / unissued material -

    Bournemouth, Dorset. Conservative Party Political Conference.

    CU Peter Thorneycroft arriving. CU Christopher Soames arriving. MS Harold Macmillan arriving, signing autograph book. MS People filing into hall. LS Car arriving at the Pavilion. MS Lady Clarrisa Eden arriving. Various shots, crowds watching arrivals. LS Lord Kilmuir arriving. MS Lord Woolton arriving, with his wife. LS Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden and Lady Eden arriving. MS Woolton and Lady Eden. MS Lord and Lady Woolton receiving flowers from chairman. CU O Poole, new party chairman. CU Lord and Lady Woolton chatting. CU Lady Woolton. CU Lord Woolton. MS Group of cabinet ministers including RA (Rab) Butler (Chancellor of the Exchequer), Lord Kilmuir (High Chancellor), Macmillan (Foreign Secretary), Sir Walter Monckton (Minister of Labour and National Service), pan to Lord Woolton. LS Audience applauding. MS Butler and Kilmuir, pan along to Macmillan and Monckton. CU Woolton leaving the hall. CU Woolton and Poole. MS Eden with his ministers. LS Audience standing and applauding. Various shots (angle) Eden during his speech. CU Eden laughing, and acknowledging applause.

    (Lav.) Old records suggests material dates from around 08/10/1955.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:09:00 / 01:12:53:00
    UN 2775 B

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  1. Unknown user says

    The Conference took place 6-8 October 1955.

    "O Poole" is Oliver Poole.

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