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Scarborough Yorks, England: GV Scarborough Yorks, coastline. LV Conference Building with delegates entering. Closer V Delegates entering building. TV Int. Delegates applaud Pan to Mr. Attlee on stage. Closer V Mr. Attlee seated amidst applause, (Mr. Morrison, Mr. Shinwell Mr. Dalton in picture, with woman delegate standing looks towards Mr. Attlee) SCU Dr. Edith Summerskill between applauding delegates. SCU Mr. Attlee stands & speaks:-(Nat.sd.) (Mr. Morrison by side) SV Mr. Attlee continues:-(Nat.sd.) (With Mr. Morrison & Mr. Shinwell in picture) LV Mr. Attlee continues:-(Nat.sd.) (With Mr. Morrison, Mr. Shinwell, Mr. Dalton in picture) GV Delegates applaud Mr. Attlee at conclusion of speech, (Cameraman in f-g stands & shoots another holds Arc lamp on long pole.)
SOUND EFFECTS. SCU Mr. Attlee speaks:- "We are proud of our record. We have nothing to apologize for, & we are going into this election full of confidence."
SV Mr. Attlee continues:- "But when all is said & done the crucial question of this election on which every elector must make up his or her mind is this: What kind of society do you want? Well, we know the kind of society we want. A society bound together by rights & obligations."
LV Mr. Attlee continues:- "Let's go forward into this fight in the spirit of William Blake: 'I will not cease from mental fight, nor shall the sword sleep in my hand, until we have built Jerusalem, in England's green & pleasant land." (Applause)
GOOD SCENES. CU Mr. Shinwell & Mr. Morrison with pipes, listening intently. SCU Hugh Dalton between 2 women party members listening.
Government and Politics; Personalities - Politicians; Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee (1883-1967), Great Britain
GOOD SCENES. PATHE, MOVIETONE.
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