• Short Summary

    Good footage of Lord Beaverbrook giving speech on need for more tanks.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Complete Beaverbrook "Tanks"

    M/S Lord Beaverbrook (Air Minister ?) standing behind desk giving speech on tanks.
    He talks about how Germany has perfected the British invention the tank and used it to wage war in Europe. He then talks about how Britain has further developed the weapon to counteract the threat. He calls for the need for men and women to build more tanks. He gives three different versions of the speech, the final one is intercut with library footage of tanks smashing through buildings and crossing a river at speed.

    Cataloguer's note: Cuts of newsreel item Canister No 41/64.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1659.18
    Media URN:
    60337
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:20:00 / 01:56:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 280 E

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