• Short Summary

    British Prime Minister Winston Churchill & USA President Frankin D Roosevelt hold a summit meeting in mid-Atlantic in 1941.

  • Description

    American sailors coming aboard HMS Prince of Wales / High angle view showing British and American sailors together on deck / British and American sailors chatting / Petty officers and U.S.A. soldiers / Sailors talking to Macgregor (?) / High angle view sailors lined up on deck for service under 4 big guns

    Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill seated talking together, laughing and smiling / High angle view ship's deck / Various of Roosevelt and Churchill talking together / Top views church service as hymn is sung (part SOT) / Roosevelt and Churchill during prayers PAN officers / Various of troops as hymn is sung SOT / Various shots Churchill and Roosevelt singing hymns (Hymns include 'Onwards Christian Soldiers' and 'Oh god, Our Help in Ages Past')
    Background: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill & USA President Frankin D Roosevelt hold a summit meeting in mid-Atlantic in 1941. The Atlantic Conference (code named "Riviera"). The discussions at the Conference forged the Anglo-American alliance of World War II. Meeting at Ship Harbor, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland from August 9-12, 1941, in great secrecy aboard the heavy cruiser USS Augusta and the battle cruiser HMS Prince of Wales, the two leaders and their staffs discussed the general strategy of the war against the Axis Powers.

    Peace aims defined. Record of historic mid-ocean Churchill-Roosevelt meeting perpetuated by cine-cameras. Filmed by the Newsreel Association of Great Britain, with the co-operation of the Ministry of Information.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA50G9MJ3XET2KV3064Z2XE4HON
    Media URN:
    VLVA50G9MJ3XET2KV3064Z2XE4HON
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    CANADA / DEFENCE: World War II: The Atlantic Conference between Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill CANADA / DEFENCE: World War II: The Atlantic Conference between Franklin D Roosevelt and Winston Churchill

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