• Short Summary

    Demonstrators invade the Labour Party Conference. Blackpool, Lancashire.

  • Description

    No title - Labour Party Conference, Blackpool, Lancashire.

    L/S Blackpool beach with Tower in background. C/U looking up Blackpool Tower. Interior of the Labour Party executives meeting in progress on Sunday. M/S Barbara Castle sitting alongside a man. L/S Conference. C/U Anthony Wedgwood Benn. M/S Ian Mikardo. L/S Winter Gardens, pan down to delegates going in. M/S delegates going in. L/S and M/S Biafran demonstrators outside the entrance to the Winter Gardens, pan to the miners' demonstration holding up placards.

    M/S Mr Tage Erlander, (Prime Minister of Sweden), arriving, pan as he goes into building. M/S pan Emanuel Shinwell arriving and walking past demonstration. Various shots Biafran demonstrators. Interior M/S the Labour Party Conference in progress. M/S delegates assembled. L/S personalities on stage with Jennie Lee speaking. M/S Harold Wilson listening. M/S Jennie Lee speaking. L/S demonstrators rushing down stairs into Conference hall, pan to the delegates.

    Various shots of miners holding up placard, "Slow Down Pit Closures". Pan as they hold them up to show the delegates. M/S Jennie Lee standing at microphone watching demonstrators. M/S pan from delegates to the miners' demonstration. C/U man holding up placard, "Britain, Mother of the Commonwealth", etc. L/S Labour Party Conference. M/S George Brown and James Callaghan watching events. C/U Barbara Castle. M/S Alice Bacon sitting between two men. C/U Wedgwood Benn. C/U Harold Wilson. Interior M/S Labour Party Conference in progress.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:29:00 / 01:39:10:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    The conference seen here was held 30 September - 4 October 1968.

    Further footage of the event can be seen in clip 3001.15.

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