• Short Summary

    The Labour Party elects Mr Hugh Gaitskell to succeed Mr Clement Attlee as Party leader.

  • Description

    Transport House.

    Labour party's new leader is chosen - Mr Hugh Gaitskell. SCU. Mr Morgan Phillips, Labour Party Secretary. Mr Hugh Gaitskell and Mrs Gaitskell at long table. SV. Exterior, Transport House. SCU. Mr Herbert Morrison arriving at Transport House. CU. Sign, Transport House. SCU. Mr Gaitskell surrounded by batteries of news photographers. CU. News photographers. SCU. Morgan Phillips, Mr Gaitskell and Mrs Gaitskell seated, & CU. GV. From behind, newsreel cameramen to Morgan Phillips and Gaitskell at table. CU. Gaitskell giving statement (natural sound): "I greatly appreciate... ...half as well as he [Attlee] did".

    (Mute Neg & Lav) (Orig "B") (Title Scene "D")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    557.28
    Media URN:
    31393
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:23:00 / 01:37:52:00
    Canister:
    55/101

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