Commonwealth leaders with Prime Minister Clement Attlee at No. 10 Downing St., London.
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Dominion Prime Ministers in garden of number 10, Downing Street, London.
C/U Liquiat Ali Khan (Premier of Pakistan), Lord Admiral Bruce Fraser of North Cape Royal Navy and Lord Arthur Tedder chatting. Back view Dr. Herbert Evatt (Australian Attorney General and Chairman of United Nations Organisation) chatting to another man. C/U Evatt and Tedder chatting. C/U Leader of House of Commons, Herbert Morrison chatting to a military service chief. C/U Morrison chatting to Habib Rahimtoola (High Commissioner for Pakistan), High Commissioner for Pakistan. C/U Dr. Evatt, J.H. Beasley (High Commissioner of Australia) and Prime Minister of India Pandit Nehru. C/U Safrullah Khan, Pakistan. C/U Dr. Eric Louw (South African Minister of Economic Affairs) chatting to Safrullah Khan (aka Zafrullah Khan, Pakistani Minister of Commonwealth and Foreign Affairs). C/U Harold Wilson and Lord Jowitt, Dominion Chancellor. Group: Prime Minister of New Zealand Peter Fraser, Pandit Nehru, Dr. Louw, Dr. Evatt, Mr. Attlee, Norman Robertson (Canadian High Commissioner), Mr. Senanayake (Premier of Ceylon), Liquiat Ali Khan and Sir Godfrey Huggins (Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia). C/U same group minus Ali Khan and Sir Godfrey Huggins. M/S group broken up and chatting.
Various shots delegates walking down steps prior to going in for the meeting. C/U Evatt, Beasley and Nehru. M/S Prime Minister Clement Attlee opening door to admit delegates to garden. Group consists of Attlee, Fraser, Rahimtoola, Liquiat Ali Khan and an unidentified man. Pressman walks up to them and asks for picture. Senanayake, Nehru, High Commissioner for India V. K. Krishna Menon and Dr. Evatt joins the group, Beasley follows. They all chat among themselves (natural sound). Robertson joins the group, Louw and Huggins come out last. C/U Fraser chatting to Minister of Defence Lord A. V. Alexander. C/U A. V. Alexander, Fraser and Morrison. Various shots delegates moving about in front of camera. M/S delegates walking down stairs. M/S delegates walking in garden. Elevated shot of delegates in garden. C/U Pandit Nehru. C/U Evatt chatting to Attlee, Beasley and Chancellor of Exchequer Stafford Cripps in background. Various shots delegates in garden. M/S as they file in again.
This item is cuts from newsreel story in Gazette issue 48/83. Date on old record is 14/10/1948.