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  • Short Summary

    Labour leader / Prime Minister Harold Wilson addresses Labour Party meeting in Orpington.

  • Description

    Previously listed as "ORPINGTON BY-ELECTION"

    Unissued / unused material.

    Colour item.

    Orpington, Kent / Greater London.

    Various shots of people gathered for a Labour Party meeting. Labour representatives wearing red rosettes walk onto platform. There is a commotion at back of hall, the audience rise and applaud, Labour leader (and possibly at this time, Prime Minister) Harold Wilson enters with entourage of political aides and reporters. Various shots Wilson addressing audience from rostrum.

    Amendment October 2011: Although this clip was previously listed as being from an Orpington by-election, a visitor to the site has pointed out that this is a general election campaign rally from February 1974, during which the 'One Nation' theme was used by Labour.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:02:51:00
    UN 4667 F

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  1. Unknown user says

    Reducing this clip's date range, the posters much in evidence at 01:51 saying "We can't afford another Tory Government" were what Labour used for one of their two General Elections campaigns in 1974, (in February and October of that year).

    The date range, then, can safely be reduced to at least 1973-74, if not simply 1974.

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