• Short Summary

    Early sound item of Lord Beaverbrook speaking about post-WW1 economic recovery.

  • Description

    Location of events unknown.

    Early sound film of Lord Beaverbrook speaking about economic recovery after World War One. He mentions British Empire Customs Union and a conference to be held at Ottawa, Canada. This is probably one of the first instances of a government representative making a statement on film.

    American cataloguer's note: Beaverbrook (William Aitken), a Canadian-born newspaper publisher, who was at the time British Minister of Information.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2430.10
    Media URN:
    76801
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:46:00 / 01:28:39:00
    Canister:
    ON 352 I

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