• Short Summary

    Premier Winston Churchill toasts boys who crossed the Channels in canoes to help the Allies .



    (The boys were Pierre, 19, Jean, 17, Reynolde, 16, Guy, 16, and Christian, 17, - last names unknown)

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION

    BRITISH OLYMPICS NEWS - BOYS ESCAPE FROM FRANCE IN CANOES

    10 Downing St., London, England: TV Mr. and Mrs. Churchill shakes hands with French boys in garden. SCU Churchill shaking hands. SV Mr. and Mrs. Churchill talking to French boy pan to other French boys. CU French boy talks. LV waiters serving out champagne. GV Churchill toasting boys. SV Churchill drinking. CU French boy drinking. CU French boy drinking. SV pan French boys.

    SOUND EFFECTS: CU French boy talks:-

    "We came from France to England in 30 hours and we are very glad to be here and to see the first Minister, Mr. Churchill."

    GOOD SCENES: CU Churchill pan to Mrs. Churchill.

    SV Churchill and Mrs. Churchill talking to French boy pan to French boys. CU Mr. Churchill. SV Englishman questioning French boys in French.

    SOUND EFFECTS: Englishman asks what kind of boats they crossed in and whether they saw any Germans to which they replied. CU French boys. CU questioning boys who tell how they were not spotted by German planes. GV giving thumbs up and "Vive, Gen. De Gaulle."

    France; Exiles; Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Personalities - Politicians; Children ?, Young Adults ?, Great Britain
    Background: Premier Winston Churchill toasts boys who crossed the Channels in canoes to help the Allies .


    (The boys were Pierre, 19, Jean, 17, Reynolde, 16, Guy, 16, and Christian, 17, - last names unknown)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8WPRG4K2BT34J51664VS2WM0G
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WPRG4K2BT34J51664VS2WM0G
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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