• Short Summary

    MPs are recalled to Parliament to discuss a change in the exchange rate.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Devaluation Brings Back Parliament".

    Westminster, London.

    GV Palace of Westminster. MV Lord Halifax walking in. MV Fuel Minister Hugh Gaitskell walks in. Various unidentified MPs go in. Herbert Morrison goes in. Winston Churchill leaves home. CU Clement Davies, Liberal leader walks along road. MV Clement Attlee leaves No 10 Downing Street. MV Sir Stafford Cripps leaves Downing St.

    CU Big Ben showing half past two. MV Cars driving into car park at Commons. LV of Parliament with Question Mark superimposed.

    MS Angle shot of part of the Houses of Parliament showing Oliver Cromwell's statue. MS Part of roof showing flag flying. MS The flag tower showing scaffolding on left of screen and street lamp on right of screen.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1425.11
    Media URN:
    46454
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:50:00 / 01:19:13:00
    Canister:
    49/78

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