• Short Summary

    Harold Macmillan visits Stevenage and Harlow.

  • Description

    Title reads: "PM sees New Towns".

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire and Harlow, Essex.

    Panning shot Prime Minister Harold Macmillan walking through Stevenage new town. He visits Co-operative supermarket (Co-op) and talks to the shop assistants. An elderly woman and a small boy, both holding Hugh Gaitskell placards, try to give Macmillan a Labour Party pamphlet as he walks through crowd. Prime Minister visits modern housing estate and poses for press with a mother and her children.

    Various shots Prime Minister visiting modern Health Clinic in Harlow new town. Prime Minister watches the activities inside the clinic (babies being weighed), mothers with babies sit in waiting room. Prime Minister walking across playing field followed by crowds of children. The Prime Minister signing autograph books for the children and walks across the field with them.

    Note: press release about the PM's visit and Royal visit commemorative programme are on file.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1577.22
    Media URN:
    50580
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/08/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:16:00 / 01:52:18:00
    Canister:
    59/64

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