• Short Summary

    The Earl of Athlone tours a bren gun factory in Toronto, in the US, men line up to enlist, a new battleship is laid down, training troops march, and the world's fastest fighter, the Lockheed pursuit plane, is introduced

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: America's War Machine Gears Up

    CANADA: Ontario: Toronto:
    INT

    USA:
    EXT

    AEROPLANES..American world's fastest fighter Lockhead Pursuit


    AMERICA - Military America's War effort...National Guards mobilised


    AHTLONE, Earl of inspects Bren gun plant in Toronto


    GUNS. Bren gun plant in Toronto


    United States of America; Mobilisation

    World War II, WWII, Second World War, World War Two, war, Axis, Allies, munitions, Prince Alexander of Teck, light machine guns, Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, peacetime conscription, P-38 Lightning, recruits
    Background: The Earl of Athlone tours a bren gun factory in Toronto, in the US, men line up to enlist, a new battleship is laid down, training troops march, and the world's fastest fighter, the Lockheed pursuit plane, is introduced

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADUZE3WLLVBICU52DPQ4L1YTHR
    Media URN:
    VLVADUZE3WLLVBICU52DPQ4L1YTHR
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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