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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of Harold Wilson, Ted Heath et al seated in the chamber of the House of Commons.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Palace of Westminster, London.

    Various shots of Members of Parliament seated in the chamber of the House of Commons possibly waiting for the call to process to the House of Lords for the State Opening of Parliament. On the opposition benches can be seen (amongst others) Edward (Ted) Heath, Quentin Hogg (Lord Hailsham), RA (Rab) Butler and others. On the Government benches can be seen Barbara Castle, Denis Healey, James Callaghan, Harold Wilson, Anthony (Tony) Wedgwood-Benn et al. Black Rod arrives to summon the MPs to the Lords. VS of the Members Lobby as MPs process. More shots of the ceremony and of the chamber filled with MPs.

    Cataloguer's Note: This material is slightly scratched but is very interesting - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3201.16
    Media URN:
    71617
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:59:00 / 01:51:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 4133 A

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