• Short Summary

    Lord Ismay describes how the Cabinet's wartime HQ was established; various shots of the map room, study and shelter

  • Description


    MS CU MS Lord Ismay making a speech on the history of the Cabinet's wartime HQ at Storey's Gate, London. (Nat. sound)

    CU Bust of Mr Churchill.

    SCU Door (marked map room) swish panning to LS of the map room.

    LS London street scene, Big Ben in background.

    MS London building (Admiralty)?.

    SCU Wall maps.

    SCU Official pigeon holes with cards of vessels sunk. SCU Naval chart drawer. MS Ditto.

    MS Wall maps.

    MS SCU Letter passing tubes.

    SCU Desk top.

    SCU Unit information board including allied armies.

    SCU Wall maps.

    MS Side view of Lord Ismay speaking.

    MS Empty conference room.

    Various shots of a shelter bed, light and candle, the shelter study and its desk.

    CU Official pigeon holes including one for "The King".

    SCU Aircraft casualty board (posted for Sept 1940, 15th).

    CU Wall maps.

    MS Map room.

    MS An official.

    Mute Lav. Comb. Pos. Cuts 48/26.

    Note: All shots mute except where indicated.

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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:
    01:15:34:00 / 01:21:34:00
    UN 1926 D

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