• Short Summary

    British women protest at food cuts.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WOMEN PROTEST AT FOOD CUTS".

    Various.

    At Ilford Town Hall, Mrs Watts, chairman of the Women's Ratepayers Association addresses the gathering. Vice-Chairman Miss Austin frames a resolution protesting at the food cuts (natural sound). Audience composed exclusively of women.

    Mrs Lovelock, originator of the anti-queue movement, leads protest march against the food cuts to office of the Ministry of Food.

    Land Army girls parade at Bedford before Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II).

    At UNO meeting at Central Hall, Westminster, world famine is the subject for statements given by several delegates: Ernest Bevin (UK), Edward Stettinius (USA), Beasley (Australia), Wellington Koo (China), Gromyko (USSR) and Senator Connally (US). Shots of the public gallery with the general public listening.

    Closing scenes of UNO's first session, adjourning until next September. Mr Clement Attlee's speech ends the present session.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1374.18
    Media URN:
    45017
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:14:00 / 01:34:09:00
    Canister:
    46/14

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