• Short Summary

    The Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald gives speech and meets Roosevelt in the United States of America.

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

    The British Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald meets Franklin D Roosevelt in the United States of America.

    Ramsay Macdonald walks into large elegant room and to the sound of the British national anthem ('God Save the Queen'). He is received by numerous dignitaries and officials (presumably members of Roosevelt's government) they stand up and applaud him. L/S's of Red Indians wearing large headdresses, they present Macdonald with gifts which he thanks them for.

    Macdonald is introduced to the audience by official. M/S Macdonald standing up and delivering a very long drawn out speech (at one point the man sitting next to him appears nod off !). He covers various topics including nationalism and his pride for his culture and economic laws. Several L/S's of audience seated at tables listening intently, some can be seen smoking cigarettes. L/S of Macdonald sitting down being applauded after his speech.

    C/U's and M/S's of Macdonald standing next to Roosevelt, posing for the press. Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt and Miss Ishbel Macdonald (Ramsay Macdonald's daughter) stands next to them. M/S of Macdonald shaking hands with Roosevelt (Note: this last section is mute).

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:52:00 / 01:51:12:00
    UN 127 B

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