• Short Summary

    Margaret Truman and John Foster Dulles arrive in Britain, and CEA deliver petition about tax.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in Flashes.

    Margaret Truman arrives in Britain. M/S American President Truman's daughter Margaret walking through terminal lounge. M/S as she walks up to microphone. C/U as she conducts interview about her holiday in Britain and plans to meet the King and Queen.

    John Foster Dulles arrives in Britain. M/S Dulles, American Foreign Policy Advisor, alighting from aeroplane. C/U Dulles. C/U Mrs Dulles. L/S Mr Dulles being interviewed. M/S as he says 'I think history shows that it is dangerous for peace if we ever seem to be disunited, and aggressive powers get that impression. On the other hand it's very good for peace insurance when we work together".

    CEA deliver petition to Parliament. L/S Houses of Parliament, pan across van with big sign on side which reads 'Cinemagoers protest against unfair discrimination. This van is taking to the House of Commons part of the monster petition against increased entertainments tax.' M/S as it passes. M/S people looking on. M/S Councillor Harry Mears, with Colonel Crossthwaite-Eyre, MP they are carrying part of the petition. M/S commissionaires carrying more of the petition into Parliament.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:15:00 / 01:02:54:00

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