• Short Summary

    US President Roosevelt and Britain's Prime Minister Churchill meet in Casablanca.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CHURCHILL - ROOSEVELT CASABLANCA MEETING".

    Casablanca, Morocco.

    Nice shot of Casablanca. Exterior of Anfa Hotel where the conference meeting between American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Britain's Prime Minister Winston Churchill takes place. Entrance to hotel.

    Various shots of the Chiefs of Staff around table talking. British delegation includes Sir Dudley Pound, Admiral of the Fleet, General Sir Alanbrooke and Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Portal. On the American side are Admiral Ernest King, General George Marshall and General Arnold. Others are Sir John Dill, General Somerville, Lord Louis Mountbatten and several more officers.

    Mr Churchill arriving at the press conference. President Roosevelt and Mr Churchill seated in the gardens chatting to press. Close up shot of the two.

    The two statesmen meet French Generals Charles de Gaulle and Giraud. A group pose seated in garden - General Giraud, President Roosevelt, Churchill and General de Gaulle. The two Frenchmen stand and shake hands.

    Fort Lyautey in Morocco with the U.S. and French flags flying. Various shots of President Roosevelt in car visiting the Fort. He has a wreath laid at the war graves of the dead of both nations.

    Various shots of Mr Churchill in uniform getting on platform to speak to British forces gathered in a warehouse on the harbour. He gets three loud cheers and replies with V sign.

    Roosevelt seated in open country eating food from a rough table with some of his men. Several shots of Roosevelt driving in jeep to inspect his men and equipment.

    Several shots of the group posing inside and outside the hotel with all the participants of the conference.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1075.08
    Media URN:
    37902
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:32:00 / 01:16:14:00
    Canister:
    43/9

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