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Away but by No Means Resting
PM David Lloyd George gets outdoors, hoeing potatoes in Criccieth, Wales
Non-Fiction 1922 1 mins
This Topical Budget newsreel item sees Prime Minister David Lloyd George getting some fresh air as he hoes potatoes in Criccieth, Wales. Taken in March 1922, this newsreel shows Lloyd George in the last few months of his premiership - he was to resign in October over his involvement in a cash-for-honours scandal.
- Original title
- Away but by No Means Resting Topical Budget 551-1
- United Kingdom
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