• Short Summary

    Portrait gallery of the new War Cabinet.

  • Description

    Titles read: "NEW WAR CABINET".

    London.

    Various shots of the new members of the War Cabinet.

    C/U of Prime Minister Winston Churchill, followed by shots of Deputy Prime Minister Clement Attlee, Secretary of State for the Dominions; former Lord Privy Seal is succeeded by Sir Stafford Cripps, also leader of the House of Commons; Sir John Anderson who is still Lord President of the Council; Anthony Eden remains as Secretary for Foreign Affairs; Oliver Lyttleton continues as Minister of State exercising general supervision over production; Ernest Bevin, who remains as Minister of Labour.

    Lord Beaverbrook is leaving the Cabinet to go to America; Sir Kingsley Wood, Chancellor of the Exchequer (with Arthur Greenwood - unseen) retains Cabinet, but not War Cabinet rank.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1318.20
    Media URN:
    43652
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:37:00 / 01:34:34:00
    Canister:
    42/16

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