• Short Summary

    Churchill makes a fighting speech to the Conservative Party Conference.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Right Road For Britain' - Churchill".

    Earls Court, London.

    LV GV elevated Conservative Party conference at Earls Court. GV Crowd cheering Winston Churchill as he walks to dais. SV Pan Churchill walking to dais and climbs steps. Shakes hands with someone. MV GV people clapping. SV Churchill standing on dais. LV Elevated GV conference.

    MV Churchill speaking. LV GV conference. Back view Churchill speaking. MV Audience. CU Mrs Chamberlain in audience. MV Churchill speaking. MV Lord Woolton and others clapping. LV GV elevated conference. MV Churchill speaking. MV Lord Woolton and party applauding. LV Elevated conference. CU Man and woman in audience. MV Churchill speaking. LV Elevated conference. MV Churchill sitting down. LV GV meeting.

    Mr Churchill's speech. "We have all been kept on tenterhooks about whether there would be a general election before Christmas and when we should be graciously told. Can Britain in the pass to which she has been led or brought afford to spend three, four or five months manoeuvring about Party tactics and electioneering with a Parliament not only dead but decomposing. But there is one thing that I want to make clear above all else and that is the position of the Conservative Party whenever the election comes. We are not going to try to get into office by offering bribes and promises of immediate material benefits to our people. We will do our best for all without fear or favour, without class or party bias, without rancour or spite, but with clear and faithful simplicity that we showed in the days of Dunkirk."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1429.07
    Media URN:
    46622
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:46:00 / 01:11:10:00
    Canister:
    49/83

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