• Short Summary

    An appeal for book donations to the forces

  • Description

    Title: BOOKS FOR THE FORCES

    Sir Winston Churchill arrives by train at night. Very crowded platform. CU Sir Winston smoking a cigar in the crowd. The narrator repeats a message from Winston Churchill appealing to the public to donate books, magazines and periodicals to the forces.

    Cut to WS vast army of troops in the desert. Churchill wearing Pith helmet addresses the crowd. WS The troops applaud. Churchill tours the camp. He makes the 'V' sign to the camera. WS applauding crowd of troops. MS Churchill. WS the troops cheer and raise their hats.

    CU a row of books. Title page advertising a Book Drive. Title and Voiceover "Have you given?"

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    3262.10
    Media URN:
    90784
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1944 - 1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:31:00 / 01:33:43:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment