• Short Summary

    Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill visits Canada where he sees an "Empire Air-Training scheme" in operation and goes to the US where he visits Washington's tomb and poses for the press in a siren suit.

  • Description

    CANADA: Ottawa:
    EXT / SNOW ON GROND
    General view of Rideau Hall (Government House) amongst snow-covered trees.

    INT
    * * FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY * *
    Sir Winston Churchill (Prime Minister) and William Mackenzie King (Canadian prime minister) onto platform at press conference watched by members of press. Press representatives present fur hat to Churchill. Press photographers taking photos. Churchill trying on fur hat as press watch and laugh. Churchill sitting at table surrounded by press. Churchill seated posing for press with Sir Alexander Cambridge (Governor General of Canada) and his wife Princess Alice

    Uplands:
    EXT / SNOW ON GROUND
    Notice board at Uplands Airport "Royal Canadian Airforce." Airmen present arms. Close ups of airmen (soldiers). Churchill then along inspecting troops. Churchill along with others at airport. Back view of Churchill smoking a cigar and watching planes
    Snow ENDS

    USA: Washington D C:
    General view of Capitol Hill. Churchill alighting from train. Churchill towards along platform.
    Close up of plaque "Tomb of Washington".

    Franklin D Roosevelt (US President) posing next Churchill with wreath outside tomb. Inscription "Within This Enclosure.." Churchill away into Tomb as places wreath. Wreath lying on Tomb. Churchill wearing siren suit (type of boiler suit popular during World War 2) outside White House. Various of press photographing Churchill posing with Harry Hopkins (Advisor to US President) and his daughter. Churchill posing wearing siren suit and smoking a cigar

    Virgina: Alexandra:
    Christ Church seen thru snow-covered trees. Sign "Christ Church". Security man on look out on roof of large house PAN Churchill with others. Churchill and party at entrance to Christ Church. Roosevelt and Churchill talking to two priests at entrance to Christ Church (not heard). Churchill (wearing Russian fur hat) as official lights his cigar then Churchill along smoking cigar
    Background: Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill visits Canada where he sees an "Empire Air-Training scheme" in operation and goes to the US where he visits Washington's tomb and poses for the press in a siren suit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3WPMHK0S0RKE9OJCBTQ11NWGW
    Media URN:
    VLVA3WPMHK0S0RKE9OJCBTQ11NWGW
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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