• Short Summary

    President of Board of Trade, Harold Wilson signs agreement with Eric Johnston.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Anglo-American Film Agreement signed.

    Various shots people taking their places at a press conference. M/S Harold Wilson, President of the Board of Trade, and Eric Johnston, President of Motion Picture Association, seated at table with two other men. C/U Wilson and Johnston chatting affably. C/U Wilson signing the agreement. C/U Johnston signing the agreement. C/U Wilson and Johnston shaking hands, Wilson then shakes hands with another American. Repeat sequence of the signing and handshaking sequence. C/U Wilson speaking (natural sound). Panning C/U from another man to Johnston. C/U Johnston speaking (natural sound). They talk of the benefits of the agreement; how British audiences will be able to enjoy more Hollywood films. M/S people taking their places round the table. C/U the signing. C/U the handshaking. C/U Wilson, pan to Johnston. C/U the agreement. M/S press photographers. M/S newsreel cameras on tripods. C/U Pathe camera with cockerel logo on side. More shots row of newsreel cameras.

    Note: sections of spacing between some shots.

    Note: Harold Wilson became President of Board of Trade in 1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:34:00 / 01:40:30:00
    UN 1898 E

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