• Short Summary

    Defence white paper is out.

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    CU. Nelson on column at Trafalgar Square, zoom back to general view of Whitehall. LV. Government Bookshop, pan down to people entering. SV. Officials with trolley load of Defence white paper books. LV. People queuing for white paper, & SV. SV. Men buying the book, officials taking money. SV. Money going into cash registers. SV. Men buying the book. CU. Opening up a copy of Defence white paper. SV. Man in doorway reading a copy. CU. Book, pan up to man reading it. GV. Houses of Parliament. GV. Pan down from Big Ben at cars going in. Four shots, cars going into Parliament. GV. Mass of cars in front of Parliament. SV. People gathering around doorway lobby entrance. AS. Evening news building. LV. Reporters at typewriters. CU. Man typing. Close up shot of the man typing. SV. News boy goes down centre of room to sub editors. SV. Sub editors at work. LV. Sub editor marks out headline, & CU. GV. Evening news van outside building. LV. Men carrying bundles of newspapers to van. SV. Dropping bundle into van. SV. Men carrying bundles of papers to van. CU. Pan, men carrying bundles of newspaper to van. SV. Pan, van driving to pavement and throws out bundle to woman. CU. Man buying newspaper from stall, & CU. CU. Placard "Massive Defence Shake Up Official". GV. Admiralty Arch, zoom in to close up shot of Nelson on column.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:40:00 / 01:09:36:00

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