• Short Summary

    Minister of Aircraft Production visits Avro works, home of Britain's best bomber.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'CRIPPS ASKS FOR MORE LANCASTERS'

    ENGLAND:
    INT
    GV Assembly shop in Avro bomber factory with Richard Stafford Cripps MP (Minister of Aircraft Production) and others gathered and Cripps enters fuselage of Lancaster.
    Side view pan Cripps with R.H. Dobson (Avro pilot) walking along line of fuselage assembles.
    SV angle shot girl worker in fuselage.
    SV Cripps talking to girl worker on nose section of Lancaster.
    LV Cripps tries out pilot seat.
    SV angle shot Cripps sitting in pilot seat.
    SCU Cripps sitting in pilot seat.
    GV Cripps addressing workers in factory canteen.

    (Sound begins)
    LV Stafford Cripps speech SOT
    - Comrades, I am very glad indeed to have this opportunity of addressing a few words to you who are doing so important and so excellent a job of work for our country.
    - I don't want to say anything to divert your minds from the immediate job of a maximisation of our war effort.
    (Sound ends)

    GV Cripps in background talking, workers in foreground.
    Long Side View Cripps talking and workers listening.
    GV Cripps talking in background, workers listening in foreground.
    SV Cripps talking.

    (Sound starts)
    Stafford Cripps speech SOT
    - That is our A.1. first priority to win the war, to win it as quickly as possible. And so far as you're concerned, to make that contribution to winning by as heavy and persistent bombing of Germany and Italy as possible.

    SPOOLING

    Personalities - Politicians; Industries, Trades and Crafts; Aviation; Sir Richard Stafford Cripps (1889-1952)
    Background: Minister of Aircraft Production visits Avro works, home of Britain's best bomber.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF4BR8F3T1V49WF4PSVC6GYHHJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAF4BR8F3T1V49WF4PSVC6GYHHJ
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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