• Short Summary

    Mr Clement Attlee ends his 20 years of Labour Party leadership and 33 years in the Commons.

  • Description

    London.

    Mr Clement Attlee announces his retirement. SCU. Crowd awaiting outside House of Commons. SLV. Clement Attlee's car coming towards camera. CU. Attlee looking through window. SCU. Car passing camera. SCU. Car coming towards camera in Parliament Square and going away in the distance. SCU. Attlee sitting at desk. Mr Morgan Philips, Labour Party's Secretary seated beside him. Start of the interview (natural sound): "... thirty three years, it's a great fellowship... successor to receive the same support..." CU. Attlee speaking... SCU. Attlee at desk. SCU. Morgan Philips walking towards Attlee. SCU. Interviewer, seated next to Mr Attlee, asking if he has any misgivings about entering the House of Lords. Attlee answers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    551.47
    Media URN:
    31278
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:15:00 / 01:57:27:00
    Canister:
    55/99

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