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  • Short Summary

    Major Pretyman Newman M.P. draws attention to the Economy Campaign by wearing a workman's suit.

  • Description


    Intertitle: "MAJOR PRETYMAN NEWMAN M.P. leads 'Overall' Economy Campaign by attending the 'House' in a 30/ - Dungaree Suit".

    M/S of Major N. walking around Westminster wearing a scruffy, badly made suit - he strides with a purpose and beams at the camera.

    C/U of Major end standing in a doorway to the Houses of Parliament, other men (presumably M.P.s) stand around him looking curiously at the suit. M/S Major N. entering the House accompanied by his wife, they pause to greet the policeman on guard.

    Cuts ( out takes, rushes ) :

    More shots of Major N. surrounded by other M.P.s on the steps to the House - a man in a trilby feels the hem fabric of the Major's jacket. More shots of the Major walking around Westminster.

    M/S of the Major and his wife chatting to two men in trilbys outside the House. The Major tips his hat to the camera and walks into the House. More shots of the M.P. entering the House, this time he stops to shake a passer-by's hand. A press photographer asks the Major to stop for a picture. More shots of the M.P on the steps to the House.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:43:00 / 01:31:45:00
    G 666

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