• Short Summary

    Harold Macmillan resigns and Lord Home becomes the new Prime Minister.

  • Description


    GV. Downing Street. LV. Crowd. CU. Man in crowd. LV. Pressmen gathered round entrance to No 10 Downing Street. SV. Lord Hailsham leaving No 10. CU. Pan as he leaves. SV. Mr Rab Butler leaving. SV. Lord Alec Douglas-Home, the new Prime Minister and Mr Reginald Maudling leaving No 10. GV. King Edward VII Hospital - Prime Minister sends his resignation to the Queen from the hospital (on medical grounds). CU. Nameplate. SV. Pressmen gathered around Mr Harold Macmillan's physician Sir John Richardson. CU. Sir John Richardson. SV. Pan, the Queen Elizabeth II leaves her car and enters the hospital. LV. The hospital. Angle shot, pan, nurses looking from windows. SV. Pan, the Queen leaves the hospital and gets into her car. CU. Matron waving from entrance of hospital. GV. Crowds outside Buckingham Palace. Angle shot, Royal Standard flying on roof of palace. LV. Pan, Lord Home drives into Buckingham Palace to accept the Queen's appointment. LV. Crowds waiting around Queen Victoria Memorial. CU. Crowds. SV. Pan, Lord Home, the new Prime Minister, leaves Buckingham Palace in his car. Various scenes, Lord Home outside No 10 Downing Street.

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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:
    01:45:23:00 / 01:47:10:00

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