• Short Summary

    Sir John Reith, Minister of Information, guest at CEA annual dinner, praises war-efforts of newsreels.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: News Reels Aid Allies Says Sir John Reith

    ENGLAND: London: Grosvenor House:
    EXT
    Gen. view intr. dinner.
    Semi view Reith talking to Rose & Clarke.
    CU Rose pan to Sir John Reith.
    Semi view & CU Sir Kenneth Clarke.
    CU Oscar Deutsch smoking cigar.
    Gen. view Reith talks.
    Long view Reith talking.
    CU Reddin & pan to Rose.
    CU Dickinson.
    Semi view Reith talks.
    Semi view & CU Harding filming dinner.
    Back view & semi CU Reith speaking.

    Sound Effects.

    Reith says that the Cinema Exhibitors in Scotland helped with evacuation, and that the ministry does not ask the Exhibitors to subordinate their organization or integrity to the Ministry. He then quotes a cable received from a Foreign Country praising the excellence of British reels sent there.

    Good Scene.

    Semi view Reith talking to Rose.

    Personalities - Politicians; Cinematograph Exhibitors Association; Social Events; Media; John Charles Walsham Reith, 1st Baron Reith of Stonehaven (1889-1971), Self-Reference; Great Britain
    Background: Sir John Reith, Minister of Information, guest at CEA annual dinner, praises war-efforts of newsreels.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA6U3UVSUUNI678H0Q3USDJFNR
    Media URN:
    VLVAA6U3UVSUUNI678H0Q3USDJFNR
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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