• Short Summary

    Malcolm MacDonald makes speech of thanks for gift of ambulances from the USA.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "American Gift To Britain".

    VS presentation of ambulances to Britain by Mr. Wallace B. Phillips on behalf of the Ambulance for Britain Fund, the gift is received by Malcolm MacDonald MP, Joseph P. Kennedy (American Ambassador) stands in Background. Nat snd. of MacDonald's speech of thanks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1051.30
    Media URN:
    20990
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:23:00 / 01:34:10:00
    Canister:
    40/61

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "the Ambulance for Britain Fund" - the organisation was actually called "American Ambulance, Great Britain".

    The ambulances were handed over circa 17 July 1940, as the attached original photo of the era shows.......

    http://www.corbisimages.com/stock-ph
    oto/rights-managed/U567206ACME/jose
    ph-p-kennedy-with-others

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