Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden Resigns After Disagreement with Chamberlain on Question of Foreign Policy.
Three shots of newspaper placards "Eden Resigns". Long view & CU Eden walks towards & into No. 10. Gen. view crowd in Downing Street. Long view & CU mounted police keeping crowd back. Semi view & CU Chamberlain leaving No. 10 & into car...&pan drives away. Pan down Big Ben...cars entering gates. Long view car into gates of parliament. CU crowd. Pan Lloyd George in car arriving. Pan Eden in car arriving. Gen. view parliament from other side of river. Semi CU, CU, Semi CU & CU Attlee talks.
Sound Effects. Atlee says that Eden was forced to resign by the Demands of Mussolini, and that the country was prepared to enter into any kind of a deal with aggressive Fascist powers, and that such a policy would inevitably lead to war. He said that in the Dominions, Colonies etc. people were depressed, and that the Fascist powers were rejoicing. Gen. view Home Office. CU name 'Home Office'. Long view Lord Halifax leaving his House..& CU pose shot. Semi view car being driven away. Gen. view of Buckingham Palace thru' trees. Gen. view of Downing Street. Shot of Ernest Brown into No. 10. Long view & semi view Inskip, Lord Hailsham & Burgin arrive & into No. 10. Semi view Sir Kingsley Wood into No. 10. Semi view Sir John Simon into No. 10. Angle shot of Big Ben (2.55.) Shot of crowds outside Parliament. Gen. view Houses of Parliament from the other side of the river.
Personalities - Politicians; Government and Politics; Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon (1897-1977), Germany; Great Britain; Clement Attlee; Neville Chamberlain
Background: Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden Resigns After Disagreement with Chamberlain on Question of Foreign Policy.