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    Irun, Spain: Long view & CU pan of
    U.S. prisoners. Semi view walking to frontier. Semi view guards lets out
    Spanish/French frontier barrier. Semi view prisoners pass over Frontier. Long &
    semi views prisoners walk thru' Frontier. ROLL THREE.



    Paris, France: Pan of crowd in paris Streets. Semi view & CU pasting up military
    notice "Rappel Immediate". Pan up equipment on ground to motor-cyclists. Semi
    view motor-cyclist in full kit. 2 CU's motor-cyclists. Long view horses along
    road. Semi view inspecting horses. Semi view & CU horse's hoof branded of Army
    use. Long view soldiers leading line of horses.



    RESERVIST ENTRAIN.



    Gen. view Reservists in civvies
    outside Station. Semi view man kisses crying woman. CU Reservist walking into
    station. CU of Pass. Top view pan up reservists in Station. Long view Reservists
    on station platform. Semi view waves etc. looking on. Long view Reservists get
    into train. Long view wives wave from bridge. Pan of train leaving.



    COLONEL SWEENY ENLIST AMERICANS FOR FRENCH ARMY



    Semi CU sweeney standing extr. Semi view Sweeney talking.
    Sweeney says that in 1914 a few Americans enlisted in the French Army, and that
    the kaiser did not understand what they were the advance guard of America - will
    Hitler be better advised?



    SCENES IN PARIS BEFORE WAR
    WAS DECLARED



    Semi view & back view of 2 French girls
    reading newspaper " Situation Tres Grave".. pan to people rowing on lake. Gen.
    view lake.. people boating. Gen. view park & fountains. Long view up avenue to
    Arc de Triumph..traffic past. Gen. view, travel shot & gen. view people seated
    in open-air cafe. Gen. view busy Paris Street. Semi view people past in street.
    Semi view official notices on board..slip pan across River Seine. Gen. view
    people seated by river. Semi view 2 barges in River. Gen. view rowing boats on
    river.



    Willesden, England: Gen. view Boy Scouts
    sandbagging Hospital. Long view patients on balcony pan to boys working. CU Boy
    Scout lifts sandbag. Long view Scouts carrying sandbags.



    Westminster, London, England: CU sign "International Peace - Continuous
    Intercession" slip to long view & semi view of King leaving Abbey..with Dean of
    Westminster. Long view Duke of Gloucester & Kent & King shaking hands with Dean
    of Westminster, etc. ROLL ONE.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HOUR
    BY HOUR. Prayers for Peace. ST. PAULS, LONDON, ENGLAND Gen. view of St. Paul's
    Cathedral. CU notice "Prayers for Peace". Long & semi views of people up steps
    walking to places. Gen. view of people in Cathedral praying.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HOUR BY HOUR. Shelters at Clarance House. ST. JAMES'S,
    LONDON, ENGLAND Pan from Clarance House to lodge showing "Consol" shelter. Semi
    view "Consol" shelter outside lodge. Semi view pan & back view 2 policemen
    carrying gas-masks.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HOUR BY HOUR.
    Germans Leave Britain. LIVERPOOL ST. STATION, ENGLAND Gen. view Germans in
    Liverpool St. Sta..showing crowds & trains. Semi view notice board "10.0 a.m.
    Continental Express to Flushing"..pan to Germans. Long view large pile of
    baggage. Long view people saying goodbye on platform. Semi view group kissing on
    platform. Semi & long views of men shaking hands..on platform. Semi view 2 men
    kissing on platform. Semi view little girl crying.



    London, England: CU sign "Deutsche Botschaft - German Embassy". Semi view Capt.
    Seimond (German Naval Atachee) out of car. Semi view Seimond into Embassy. Long
    & semi views two unidentified men into Embassy. Long view Dr. Kordi into
    Embassy.



    Children Receive Evacuation Instructions.
    Gen. view school-children waiting for instructions. Semi view teacher &
    children. Semi view woman teacher handing out instructions. CU boy pan to
    haversack of food pan to gas-mask. CU haversack pan to girl pan to luggage pan
    to another girl. ROLL ONE.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HOUR BY
    HOUR... Scenes at Foreign Office. Foreign Office, London, England Long view
    Nevile Henderson walking along Downing Street to Foreign Office. Long view
    Halifax & others leaving Foreign Office. Long view Henderson along & into car.
    Long view Henderson in car surrounded by crowd.



    Long
    view delegation from Turkish Embassy enter Foreign Office. Semi view pan Earl de
    la Warr..& Sir Robert Vansittart into Foreign Office. Semi view Polish
    Ambassador, Count Raczynski leaves Foreign Office into car. Semi view Lord
    Halifax & sir John Simon down steps.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS
    HOUR BY HOUR. Scenes of the Admiralty. Admiralty, London, England Angle shot
    of Admiralty showing radio-masts on roof. Gen view extr. of Admiralty.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HOUR BY HOUR. DOWNING ST., LONDON, ENGLAND
    Long view Sir Kingsley Wood out of No. 10. Semi view pan Hore-Belisha out of No.
    10. Semi view pan Sir Thomas Inskip out of No. 10. Semi view pan Sir Samuel
    Hoare & others out of No. 10. Long view pan Lord Halifax out of No. 10. Long
    view E.R. Morrison in sports car (who tried to deliver Bible to No. 10). Semi
    view police grab Morrison. Song view police questioning Morrison. Semi view
    police lead Morrison away.



    Semi view Chamberlain in
    topper leaves No. 10 for Palace. Semi view Chamberlain's car thru' crowd.



    Henderson in Downing Street.



    Long view Henderson leaves back entrance of No. 10 & enters car. Long
    view Henderson's car away.



    Demonstrator Throws
    RubberBalls in Downing Street & Causes Panic.



    Gen. &
    long views of disturbance in Downing St.



    Demonstration in Downing Street.



    Long view & semi
    view women on ground covering children. Semi view policeman carrying case which
    contained rubber balls. Long view policemen looking for balls. 2 CU's of
    policemen carrying balls in hands. Semi view woman calming children slightly
    hurt in rush. CU woman nursing child...seated on ground. Semi view policeman
    attending to children on ground. Long view woman sitting on ground. Semi view
    woman rises to feet.



    ORIG.NEG.



    Semi view Mr. & Mrs. Chamberlain out of No. 10 & into car. Pan
    Chamberlain's car away.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HOUR BY HOUR.
    Henderson Returns to Berlin. Heston, England Gen. view British Airways
    9-seater Lockheed Electra G-AFGR waiting in front of Hangar. Long view Hevile
    Henderson out of car on flying-ground. Semi CU Henderson standing by plane. Semi
    view Henderson into plane. Gen. view Lockheed airliner away.



    ENGLAND: CRISIS HOUR BY HOUR. "Consol" Steel-Plate Shelters at
    Buckingham Palace. BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON, ENGLAND Gen. view extr. of
    Buckingham Palace. Gen. view "Consol" shelter outside Palace. ROLL TWO.



    U.S.A.: Roosevelt Cuts Holiday & Attends Press Conference -
    Owing to Danzig Crisis. Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Gen. view S.S. Lang
    approaching dock. Long view President down gangway. Semi CU President in car.
    Long view car leaving quayside.



    Intr. shots.... Pan
    from pressmen to Roosevelt seated at desk. CU Roosevelt with hand to ear. Pan
    from President to press writing. Shot thru' pressmen of Roosevelt. Shot from
    pressmen to President. Semi view President talks to reporter. Long view
    President at desk chatting.




    Initials


    refer VR 633 (I) Neg sections

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    Film ID:
    VLVA855AWV9EXH28H2D7I0MQIDC14
    Media URN:
    VLVA855AWV9EXH28H2D7I0MQIDC14
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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