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    Commonwealth Prime Ministers meet in London.

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    MV. Pan, assembled Prime Ministers at the Commonwealth Premiers meeting in London. SCU. Britain's Prime Minster Mr Clement Attlee. SV. Indian Prime Minister Mr Pandit Nehru and Canadian Prime Minister Louis St. Laurent chatting to Mr Attlee. SV. Mr Ernest Bevin, Foreign Secretary, entering crowded room. SV. Prime Minster of New Zealand, Mr Holland, chatting to Sir Godfrey Huggins, Prime Minister of South Rhodesia. Secretary of State of War, Emanuel Shinwell, in background. SV. Mr Senanayake, Prime Minster of Ceylon (Sri Lanka) chatting to Mr Robert Menzies, Prime Minster of Australia. SV. Mr Attlee, Mr Nehru and Mr St. Laurent in background - lead in for speech. CU. Mr Attlee speaking (natural sound): "We meet for free talks to see what contribution we can make for preserving the peace of the world..." SV. Shinwell, Bevin and St. Laurent listening. Attlee continues: "...and raising the standard of life in these very anxious times." SV. Pandit Nehru chatting to High Commissioner for India Krishna Menon before his speech. CU. Nehru speaking (natural sound): "There are adequate reasons for believing that peace can be maintained and the Korean war ended. On all sides there is a desire to do that, and if there is a desire and will to do that, there is no reason why we should not succeed." SV. Mr Attlee, followed by Pandit Nehru leading Prime Ministers from room. MV. Back view, Ministers leaving room.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:29:00 / 01:02:44:00

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