• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill (Prime Minister) visits Coventry and appears in uniform of the RAF for the first time

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Churchill Tour is Welcome Tonic

    ENGLAND: Coventry:
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    Troops lining street as Winston Churchill (Prime Minister) arrives
    Churchill talking to WRAF members
    Mayor and other dignitaries
    Churchill walking through the ruins of Coventry Cathedral

    Tanks driving up
    Churchill and others, including wife Clementine Churchill watching military display
    Plane flying over and doing loop the loop
    Churchill sitting watching
    Plane flying over
    Pilot comes and sits with Churchill
    Pilot chatting to Churchill
    Churchill, in RAF uniform, lined up with RAF officers
    Close Shot Churchill

    SLATE: Good Scenes

    Various shots of Churchill and wife with RAF airmen
    Churchill looking at plane
    Churchill posing with RAF officer

    Various shots of Churchill inspecting troops, nurses

    POV shots (from moving car) of Churchill along, through town, in open top car, waving to crowds

    KW: Personalities - Politicians; Airforce - Active; Royal Air Force, Sir Winston Churchill, World War II, WWII, Prime Minister
    Background: Winston Churchill (Prime Minister) visits Coventry and appears in uniform of the RAF for the first time

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1YY8F659KAJQNDFQD45KDQVC3
    Media URN:
    VLVA1YY8F659KAJQNDFQD45KDQVC3
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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