• Short Summary

    Footage of the Prime Minister at rally at Luton Hoo in Bedfordshire.

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    Premier's Day Out. Conservative Party rally at Luton Hoo in Bedfordshire.

    L/S Crowds milling round at the Conservative Rally at Luton Hoo. L/S The Gray Cushion freighter on a lorry being taken through a gate into the park, only just clearing the gate. (2 shots). C/U Woman taking pictures. L/S The freighter being lowered into the lake. C/U Two mechanics watching. L/S The freighter floating on the lake. L/S CND marchers marching down the road past the park. C/U Pan, girl marcher playing guitar. L/S Prime Minister Harold Macmillan arriving at the rally. M/S Pan, as he walks through the crowd.

    L/S A home built Hoverscooter "Skimmer Two" hovering about. M/S Pan, Mr. Macmillan walking through the grounds. C/U Dr. Hill. L/S As Mr. Macmillan kicks a football at one of the side shows. M/S Couple laying on the ground necking pan up to Mr. Macmillan walking past. M/S A Winget Airglide hover barrow coming towards camera. M/S Pan, as it goes past. L/S The Gray Cushion freighter in the lake. L/S as Mr. Macmillan walks along a plank to get onto the craft, he has a lot of trouble getting on and is eventually pushed on by a couple of mechanics.

    C/U Pilot starting the machine. L/S Mr. Macmillan standing on the craft as clouds of spray come from the back of the craft. M/S The clouds of spray. M/S Mr. Macmillan standing on the craft. L/S Crowds around the lake. L/S Mr. Macmillan throwing balls in one of the side shows to smash crockery. M/S The crockery lined up on shelves. C/U As Mr. Macmillan throws his last ball and then steps back smiling.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:48:00 / 01:51:23:00

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