Prime Minister Visits Defences 1940

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Full title reads: "Prime Minister Visits Defences".

VS. Good shots of Prime Minister Winston Churchill walking around coastal defence installations and having them explained to him by the accompanying officers of all the services, Churchill wears civilian clothes and a large hat, he is smoking...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
21132
Sort Number:
40/076
Time in/Out:
01:06:51:00 / 01:07:34:00
Canister:
40/76
Film ID:
1057.08
Issue Date:
19/09/1940

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