• Short Summary

    Food minister Lloyd George and Private Secretary Charles Hill visit Smithfield Meat Market.

  • Description

    Smithfield Market, London.

    GV. Smithfield Market. SV. Porter loading meat on lorry. MS. Interior, display of meat from New Zealand. SV. Angle shot, New Zealand display. SV. Ministerial party inspecting display. CU. Mr. Gwilym Lloyd George, Minister of Food. CU. Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Charles Hill. SV. Sign, pan up to carcasses. CU. Carcasses from mid Canterbury district. CU. Carcasses from Wairon district. SV. Line of carcasses, pan to Ministerial party. SV. Market porters. SV. Lloyd George chatting to porters. SCU. Porter. LS. Dr. Hill walking towards microphone. SCU. Dr. Hill saying:- "Strictly between ourselves I have come here hoping for an example but to the one thing the Minister said should get into the minds of everyone in this country and that is the immense debt we owe to New Zealand, not only for its magnificent work in producing quantity, but for the quality we've seen so magnificently demonstrated here today'

    (Orig. Rota Lav.)

    This story does not appear to have been released with the Newsreel - in some places it is listed as UN 2444 F. The voiceover discusses rationing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:25:00 / 01:50:45:00
    52/37 (aka UN 2444 F)

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