• Short Summary

    Anthony Eden speaks at the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool, Lancashire.

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    Conservatives in Conference, Blackpool in Lancashire.

    GV Blackpool beach and tower. SV Angle shot Winter Garden pan down to people entering. SV People entering. LV crowded foyer. MV Lord Woolton, Anthony Eden and R.A. Butler. CU Pan Eden and Butler. CU Maxwell Fyfe. MV Walter Elliott and wife arriving at hall. MV Lord Woolton and wife. LV Eden on platform. Delegates applauding. LV Crowded boxes applauding. SCU Eden speaking. LS conference. Voice continues. LS boxes. Voice over. MS Lord Woolton listening. Voice over. SCU Eden speaking.

    LS audience applauding. Natural sound: 'I do not believe that there's any nation in the modern world that would be so rash as to embark upon a policy of open aggression, once it is convinced of the strength and readiness and resolution of the forces arrayed against them. The task of the Western Democracies therefore is as simple as it is urgent. They have to build up their defensive strength with all speed and vigour, not to make war but to negotiate peace from strength.' GV conference. Voice continues: "....amid readiness and resolution....." More footage of Eden speaking, Lord Woolton listening. GV audience applauding.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:27:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The Conference was held 12-14 October 1950.

    "Maxwell Fyfe" should read David Maxwell-Fyfe.

    "Walter Elliott" in text and tags should read Walter Elliot.

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