• Short Summary

    The Labour Government ends and after negotiations the National Government is formed.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown.

    French title reads: "La Crise Ministerielle Anglaise, Londres." (English voiceover)


    Dense crowds are gathered outside No 10 Downing Street. Arthur Henderson and J H (James Henry)Thomas (Labour Party politicians) arrive in car outside Downing St. Stanley Baldwin (Conservative) leaves the back of No 10. More shots of the crowd. The car carrying Prime Minister J Ramsay MacDonald leaves - photographers take lots of pictures. He is going to tender his resignation to the King.

    Shots of crowds gathered outside Buckingham Palace. Car carrying MacDonald leaves the gates to go back to Downing Street to form the National coalition Government. Dark shots of the PM going into No 10. Nice shot of Herbert Samuel (Deputy leader of the Liberals) outside door of No 10. Margaret Bondfield outside Buckingham Palace after handing back her seals of office.

    Politicians gathered outside No 10. Including Lord Reading, Sir Herbert Samuel (the new Home Secretary).

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:16:00 / 01:16:34:00
    UN 62 O

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