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    Labour Party Conference in Brighton.

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    Brighton. Labour Party Conference.

    GV. Pan down crowds outside the Methodist Church at Brighton. SV. Pan, Anthony Greenwood and Mrs Tony Greenwood arriving at church. SV. Pan, Mr George Brown arriving at church, & CU. He shakes hands with minister. SCU. Britain's Prime Minister Mr Harold Wilson and Mrs Wilson arriving at church. CU. Church board, Methodist Church. GV. Crowds and police outside church entrance. SV. Police escorting a demonstrator away from church entrance. LV. Police outside church entrance. CU. Police putting demonstrator in police van. SV. Two men carrying out a woman demonstrator. SV. Back view, police carrying woman demonstrator. SV. Two police escorting another man out from church, & CU. SCU. Pan, a bearded man being escorted away from church.

    GV. B.M.C. and Vietnam marchers parading past the Grand Hotel at Brighton, carrying large banner "No Sackings, Nationalise Motors Now". SV. Demonstrators carrying another large banner "B.M.C. Workers Demand no Sackings or Wage Cuts". SV. More demonstrators carrying small banners "Freeze" and "Wilson Must Go". CU. Woman demonstrator shouting as she carries a banner. CU. Pan, large banners "Nationalise Incomes Policy" and "Victory to the Vietcong". CU. Demonstrator shouting. GV. Marchers parading past the Grand Hotel. CU. Japanese woman from Hiroshima amongst demonstrators. LV. Demonstrators in front of hotel. CU. Man in crowd shouting. GV. Police lined up in front of hotel. CU. Ray Gunter outside hotel.

    SV. Mr Jim Callaghan. SV. Mrs Bessie Braddock, MP for Liverpool, reading paper on veranda of Grand Hotel, & CU. CU. Minster of Transport Mrs Barbara Castle reading newspaper on veranda.

    GV. The Conference Hall. CU. Pan, Jenny Lee walking to the Conference Hall. SCU. Pan, George Brown arriving. SV. Pan, R. H. Crossman, Labour MP for Coventry East and Tom Driberg, MP for Maldon, arriving. CU. Pan, Frank Cousins arriving. SV. Pan, Ian Mikado arriving.

    GV. The B.M.C. meeting outside the Conference Hall. SCU. Andrew Faulds talks to workers. SV. Mr Wilson walking along pavement flanked by detectives, after leaving his hotel. SV. The B.M.C. delegation leaving hotel after meeting Mr Wilson, headed by a single piper. SV. The delegation along pavement headed by piper.

    SCU. Pan, Mr and Mrs Wilson arriving at the Conference Hall. GV. The B.M.C. marchers going past Conference Hall carrying banners. CU. Marchers carrying large banner "B.M.C. Don't Kick us Out, Share us Out". SV. Frank Cousins standing on pavement watching marchers. CU. Demonstrator shouting. SV. The main delegation of the marchers greeting Frank Cousins. SV. Frank Cousins being congratulated by the marchers. CU. Cousins talking to men. GV. Interior, conference in progress. SV. Mr Wilson and others at the top platform. GV. Labour party conference in progress.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:21:10:00 / 01:23:39:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The conference took place 3-7 October 1966.

    "Jenny Lee" in text and tags should read Jennie Lee.

    "Ian Mikado" in text and tags should read Ian Mikardo.

    "R H Crossman" referred to is Richard Crossman.

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