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  • Short Summary

    MacDonald and Baldwin visit the Palace, also first pictures of Labour government.

  • Description

    London.

    First British Labour Government. History-making scenes at Buckingham Palace; Stanley Baldwin hands in resignation, Ramsay MacDonald accepts Office.

    Panning shot along crowds outside Buckingham Palace. L/S of a car leaving the Palace - probably contains one of the Party leaders? M/S, looking through the railings, of a car out side the palace. It passes saluting policemen as it drives through the gates. Panning shot of the car passing the crowds and driving down the Mall.

    Panning shot along the Labour M.P.s who appear to be posing for a group photograph, in the front row sit two of the three women M.P.s. C/U of Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald sitting in the front row, he removes his hat and smoothes down his hair.

    Note: this is same or similar as FIRST LABOUR GOVERNMENT in G 1052.

    Note: there is an alternative version of this story also in G 1054 - LABOUR GOVERNMENT (alternative version) - it includes some C/U shots of Baldwin and MacDonald standing together outside the Palace. AH 2000. Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey McDonald.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    330.06
    Media URN:
    24207
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:47:00 / 01:13:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1054

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