• Short Summary

    British Paramount News surveys the change in feeling brought about by Britain's new foreign policy.?

  • Description

    ENGLAND: London:
    EXT
    Colonel Beck (Polish Foreign Minister) and Guy La Chambre in London.

    General view train into station / Colonel Beck out of train & greeted by Lord Halifax (Foreign Secretary) / pressmen / Beck shakes hands and posing / Beck walks off / General view Beck with Guy La Chambre / Beck's car towards / pressmen / Beck out of car / Beck posing pan to pressmen / Beck raises hat & smiles / Beck into Foreign Office.

    'Air Ministry' sign / General view Air Ministry / La Chambre towards / group into Air Ministry / Beck at Foreign Office / pan into car / car towards / Sir Kingsley Wood (Secretary of State for Air) & La Chambre / Wood & La Chambre run across road and knock & enter No. 10.

    A.L.P. & Territorial Material.
    Poster "Join the Modern Army" / "Anti-Aircraft" poster / big poster "We have got to be prepared" / Nelson's Column poster "National Service"

    General view crowd in Hyde Park / Gas-cylinders pan to balloon being inflated, men holding ropes and men holding ropes pan up to balloons / Ernest Brown (Liberal politician) & Colonel Nathen looking up / Ernest Brown & Nathen talking / two balloons in air / kiddie looking up / Chelsea Pensioner looking up / Pan from crowd looking up to balloon in air / crowd around anti-aircraft gun / soldiers around A gun / first-aid men at work on patient and carrying stretcher thru' crowd / men putting patient on stretcher into ambulance / sign "Territorial Army, Information as to Enrolment" / Pan recruit into tent

    NIGHT
    Searchlight / crowd watching / soldier & searchlight / two searchlights in sky

    DAY
    Recruits in line / notice "Q.M.Stores" pan to soldier getting equipment / soldier hands equipment to recruit / recruit trying on steel-helmet / recruit trying on uniform / woman orderly giving out equipment / class receiving instruction in 3.7 gun

    INT
    Gun with recruits in b-g / recruits on gun / lecture about gun-breach / Pan from officer to men listening / men around predictor / "Artists Rifles" at practice / Men firing rifles / target being hit near bull / lecture on Bren gun / Bren gun being loaded & fired / recruits looking on / man taking barrel off Bren-gun / artists-recruits looking at map.
    Background: British Paramount News surveys the change in feeling brought about by Britain's new foreign policy. Our story includes: Arrival of Colonel Beck. ARP rally in Hyde Park and Volunteers join Territorials.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEEVBVSPWNJIUNOF0I0Z29MO49
    Media URN:
    VLVAEEVBVSPWNJIUNOF0I0Z29MO49
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: Democracy cries halt!

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