• Short Summary

    Churchill visits badly bombed areas of Plymouth.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Mr Churchill visits Plymouth".

    Plymouth, Devon.

    Various shots of bomb damaged suburban houses. Various shots of volunteers and ARP (Air Raid Precautions) workers preparing food for Blitz victims in a clearing amongst rubble. M/S of sailors clearing rubble from street. Good shots of troops and ARP workers being given tea and sandwiches from mobile canteen. Various shots of homeless man carrying bedding past ruined homes, some women standing in doorway laugh at him. Various shots homeless climbing into navy lorry.

    Good C/Us Winston Churchill sitting in open car and standing up to wave to crowds lining the route as he drives through bombed area. He wears a nautical-style cap. Clementine Churchill is next to him. Cut-aways to waving crowds and bomb damage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1113.46
    Media URN:
    38791
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1941
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:00:00 / 01:51:04:00
    Canister:
    41/37

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