This is unissued and unused material from British Pathé, was recorded on 1st July 1966 in Washington, D.C., in the United States of America.
On the 5th March 1966, British Prime Minister Harold Wilson was mobbed by “beat” fans. They were asking him to intercede in the closing of Liverpool’s Cavern club, famous as the venue where the Beatles made their first appearances.
On 1 Mar 1966, British Prime Minister Harold Wilson made a state visit to Rhodesian, for talks on the Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI).
The Charter of Incorporation was granted in 1966, to create the University of Bradford. The university’s first chancellor was Harold Wilson, then serving as British Prime Minister.
In 1965, Harold Wilson visited Berlin in West Germany, to look at the recently constructed Berlin Wall.
British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and President Lubke President of West German Republic sit talking at a meeting in Bonn.
Filming in Paris opens with the Tricolor flag flying on Elysee Palace, and the palace Guard of Honour.
On 25 Oct 1965, the Prime Minister of Britain, Harold Wilson, and Commonwealth Secretary, Arthur Bottomley, visited Kenya whilst on their way to independence talks in Rhodesia.
This footage from 1965 contrasted the summer holiday of two very different British political leaders. Conservative Ted Heath headed off to a clifftop villa in Nice, while Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson enjoyed a family trip to the Isles of Scilly. Party Heads Relax (1965): Uploaded to YouTube on 13 Apr 2014 by British Pathé…
In this short film about the Prime Minister’s family trip to the Scilly Isles, we see footage of the harbour at St. Mary’s and people walking along the local streets.