Footage of preparations being made in Britain for outbreak of war.
Full titles read: "DAYS OF TENSION"
C/U Evening News billboard saying "World shock over German Pact". C/U Board saying "Berlin expects quick action". C/U Board saying "Parliament to be called". C/U Board saying "Come back radio call to MPs". C/U Group of newspaper headlines about crisis. M/S Broadcasting House. C/U BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation / Company) aerial.
M/S Pan with Mr and Mrs Neville Chamberlain arriving at Whitehall, London. M/S Pan with Sir Kingsley Wood in Downing Street. M/S Ministers enter No.10 Downing Street including Lord Halifax. M/S Cameraman and reporters outside No.10. M/S Crowd outside No.10. L/S Line of barrage balloons. Various shots, fighter aircraft in flight (Hurricanes). Two M/Ss troops marching past camera. L/S of line of heavy tanks. Various shots, warships at sea. C/U Union Jack.
Cataloguer's note: The German Pact mentioned was with the Soviet Union and led to fears of a imminent Polish invasion by Germany.