• Short Summary

    Cinema vans are used to start the government's political campaign.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "TELLING THE COUNTRY - National Government Party Leaders inspect fleet of Cinema Vans at Palace Yard, Westminster."

    London.

    A line of vans is parked at Westminster Palace Yard. A group of men standing next to them, chatting. Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald accompanied with Mr Stanley Baldwin (later Prime Minister) and Sir John Simon is inspecting the vans.

    Prime Minister standing next to a van with a poster on. Mr Baldwin is standing on his right. The poster reads "742,000 MORE IN WORK - LAST YEAR - thanks to the - NATIONAL GOVERNMENT. Mr MacDonald starts talking to the men around him (natural sound). He says that this is the start of a campaign for education and enlightenment and wishes them good luck on valuable mission.

    Vans moving slowly through the street - start of the campaign.

    Alternative spelling for search purposes - Ramsey MacDonald.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    787.40
    Media URN:
    9745
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:59:00 / 01:56:10:00
    Canister:
    34/49

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