• Short Summary

    Conservative party conference is held in Brighton.

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    Brighton, Sussex.

    GV. Crowds outside sports stadium waiting to get in for the Conservative party conference in Brighton. SV. Sign above stadium entrance reading "Conservative Party Conference October 10th, 11th, 12th". Pan down to people going in. SCU. Conservative Foreign Secretary Mr Selwyn Lloyd and Duncan Sandys arriving for the conference. CU. Pat Hornsby-Smith, Parliamentary Secretary to the minister of Health, arriving. SV. Man selling copies of the "People's Guardian" paper to those waiting outside. SCU. Doctor Charles Hill arriving with another man. SCU. Walter Elliot, conference chairman, and wife arriving. SV. Policeman moving on a lady agitator. GV. Grand Hotel. SCU. Lady Dorothy Macmillan and son Maurice, leaving hotel. SCU. Sir David Eccles, Minister of Education, arriving at the hotel. CU. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Peter Thorneycroft, arriving. SCU. Viscount Quentin Hogg Hailsham and Lord Woolton arriving at hotel steps. SCU. Mr Harold Watkinson, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, arriving. AS. Front of Grand Hotel, pan down to conservative party members posing for the press. SV. Delegates posing on hotel steps - from left - Lord Hailsham, Lord Woolton, Sir David Eccles and Selwyn Lloyd.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:08:00 / 01:25:18:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The Conference took part 10-12 October 1957.

    "Viscount Quentin Hogg Hailsham" should read Lord Hailsham, (Quintin Hogg).

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