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    Various shots of the commonwealth finance ministers at 10 Downing Street.

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    10 Downing Street, London.

    LS. Mr. Clement Attlee Prime Minister and Mr. Walter Nash Finance Minister New Zealand, walking down steps into garden, followed by other Ministers, Harold Wilson and Sir Stafford Cripps Chancellor of the Exchequer, with other Commonwealth representatives. MS. Harold Wilson with Shaun Mohammed Finance Minister, Pakistan and two others, pan to Attlee talking to Mr. N C Havenga Finance Minister, South Africa. SCU. Attlee and Havenga, pan to Wilson talking to Mr. Whitehead of Southern Rhodesia and Mr. Douglas C Abbott of Canada. CU. Abbott and Wilson laughing. SCU. Cripps, Philip Noel-Baker and Whitehead. SCU. Attlee with Pakistan and Indian representatives. LS. MS. G.V. Ministers and delegates walking in garden (2 shots). CU. Cripps and Shaun Mohammed walking up steps. MS. Back view ditto, showing Cripps with arm linked through Mohammed's. MS. Mr. Attlee with N.C. Havenga walking down steps into garden, followed by Harold Wilson and a Pakistan representative, followed by Cripps and Shaun Mohammed. They stand about in garden chatting. MS. Lesser personalities walking down steps. SCU. Attlee, Wilson, Abbott and Nash chatting (2 shots). MS. Delegates walking past camera in garden. CU. Mr. Abbott of Canada. CU. Mr. Abbott speaking. Mr. Abbott speaking. 'I'm very happy to be back in England after two years away. I'm also glad to see that it looks like rain today.'


    Note: there is sound at the very end for Mr Abbott speaking.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:06:00 / 01:47:30:00
    UN 2148 D

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