• Short Summary

    Government Ministers take an away-day to the Isle of Wight for discussions.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Hush-Hush Weekend".

    Shanklin, Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

    LV GV Promenade and pier at Shanklin. LV GV Ext. of Manor House. SV Policeman standing by nameboard of Manor House. SV Pressmen preparing cameras. SV Cameraman talking to policeman. LV Towards Ministers, including Herbert Morrison, Leader of the House of Commons. CU Morrison. CU Philip Noel Baker, Commonwealth Secretary. CU Arthur Woodburn, Secretary of State for Scotland. SV Aneurin (Nye) Bevan with Morgan Phillips, Secretary of the Labour Party and Emanuel (Manny) Shinwell, Minister of War. CU Bevan. CU Morgan Phillips.

    LV GV Ext. of village church. LV Sir Stafford Cripps, Chancellor of the Exchequer walking from church. SV George Tomlinson, Minister of Education and George Isaacs, Minister of Labour, pan to back view. SV Pan Shinwell. LV Dr. Edith Summerskill feeding ducks.

    LV Ministers playing ball in grounds of the Manor House. SV Strachey catches ball and falls. SV Tomlinson kicking ball. SV Ministers kicking ball about. SV Shinwell and others watching from steps. SV Tomlinson kicking ball. SV Ministers kicking ball about. George Isaacs in goal. SV John Strachey throwing ball. SV Hugh Dalton, Chancellor of Ducy of Lancaster, and Edith Summerskill trying to catch ball. CU Maid looking out of window. LV Ministers assembled on steps including Shinwell, Bevin and others. CU Ernest Bevin, Foreign Secretary. CU Strachey pan down to book. SV Towards and pan Prime Minister Clement Attlee joining others. SV. Morgan Phillips with others smiling. CU Attlee smiling with pipe in mouth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:04:00 / 01:09:38:00

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