• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill makes a speech in the French town of Metz.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - location and date unclear or unknown.

    Metz, France. Winston Churchill makes a speech in the French town of Metz on July 14th 1946.

    Dark shots of Winston Churchill making speech to dinner in Town Hall - he has a few problems with his French.

    Should also feature following shots - these are missing or may have been misfiled.

    VS of Churchill in grey suit and top hat walks along road lined with people. Without hat. Shakes hands with one armed French officer. Hat in hand Churchill stands to attention. Inspects Guard of Honour. Mounts steps to saluting base - General Giraud is also there. Raises his hat in salute. Standing in car raises hat in acknowledgement of cheers. Gives the V for Victory sign. Entering Town Hall. Shaking hands with officials. On balcony looking at crowds.

    Comb. Lav.

    Note - the above material is found in UN 1498 C.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:51:00 / 02:01:30:00
    UN 1498 B

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