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    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Blackpool, Lancashire.

    The Labour Party Conference at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool. LS Packed audience from back of Conference Hall. LS Platform with banner "Labour's Strength". High shot, audience from platform. CU Harold Wilson, British Prime Minister and Leader of the Labour Party, seated with pipe. CU Barbara Castle, Minister for Employment and Productivity, seated on platform. MS Jennie Lee, Minister for Arts, speaking at microphone. High shots, conference. (2 shots). MS Jennie Lee speaking. (2 shots). CU Barbara Castle applauding. MS Barbara Castle, Anthony Wedgwood Benn, Minister for Technology, with other Ministers on the platform. MS Alice Bacon, Minister in the Department of Education and Science, James Callaghan, Home Secretary, and George Brown, Foreign Secretary and Deputy Prime Minister, seated listening to speaker. Various shots, the conference listening and applauding. Various shots of two protest demonstrations outside the conference, a group of miners with placards saying "Halt Pit Closures" and and Africans dancing and drumming their pro-Biafran protest with poster reading "Wilson - British Dictator". LS and CU Imperial Hotel. Various shots, arrivals at the hotel include Mr. Wilson and unnamed guest speaker, they pose for press before entering. LS Church. CU Sign outside church telling of Harvest Thanksgiving. MS Mr. and Mrs. George Brown leave the church. MS Jennie Lee leaves with Anthony Greenwood, Minister for Housing and Local Government. Various shots, crowds outside the church hustle around the politicians. MS Mr. and Mrs. Greenwood walking past with their daughter Sue along the seafront.

    Note: Date on original record: 01/10/1968.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:40:54:00 / 01:45:06:00
    UN 4383 B
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    UN 4383 B
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Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

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

    Further footage of the event can be seen in clip 2073.26.

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