• Short Summary

    Nancy Astor speaks at rally demanding equal compensation for war injured of both sexes.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Women demand equal compensation.

    Trafalgar Square, London.

    M/S of lady making speech at base of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square. L/S pan across small crowd of both sexes gathered to demand equal compensation for war injured men and women. Various shots of Lady Nancy Astor making a speech saying she hates all types of war particularly civil, class and sex wars, but she likes fighting for justice. M/S of Dr. Edith Summerskill saying politically she is poles apart from Nancy Astor, but they are united on questions of women. Various shots of the crowds, Edith asks them to vote for equal compensation and everyone puts their hands up.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1131.04
    Media URN:
    39344
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:30:00 / 01:04:46:00
    Canister:
    41/78

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