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Reel Number: 221652-08
Color: Black and White
Sound: SIL and SD
Year / Date: 1920s,1930s
Country: England,United Kingdom
TC Begins: 12:28:21
TC Ends: 12:32:16
England: Ramsey MacDonald; Corner Stone Laying; Attlee (?); H.G. Wells; Lady Astor; Bernard Shaw Ramsey MacDonald (SOF) delegates listening: “The armed nations must be prepared to make the Constitution in disarment.. NOTE: sound choppy, no very useful. 12:28:49 View across London rooftops to St. Paul Cathedral. Demonstration march; crowd shot Hyde Park. Man speaking to crowd (SOF) re unemployed. 12:29:23 Corner stone laying, man jokes he’s not a union member: “...having done a job w/o a card; the other thing is they are going to tell Winston Churchill about it.” 12:29:53 Attlee. 12:29:57 Black. H.G. Wells interviewed: “It seems to me we have increased the productivity...that a smaller & smaller proportion of people can produce the things we need...” 12:30:38 Lady Astor arriving in New York interviewed by woman reporter. Lady Astor (SOF) says she never was a Communist, the world should trade w/ Russia. Says George Bernard Shaw is frightened of coming to America but she wants him to come, “...you’d like him!.” 12:31:28 George Bernard Shaw out of car. Speaks to camera: “I can’t say I’m very glad to see you, because I can’t see you. But you’re glad to see me, because you’re always glad to see me...so how do you like me?” Up gangway to ocean liner. Gag; Joke; Celebrities; Authors; Personalities;
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