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  • Short Summary

    The War Cabinet arrives at No. 10. Sandbag defences are added to Guy's Hospital.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Downing Street, London.

    A crowd has gathered outside Downing Street.

    Members of the 1939 War Cabinet go into No. 10. Downing St. Amongst those arriving are Lord Halifax and Sir Kingsley Wood. Photographers take pictures of some of the politicians as they arrive.

    More shots of the crowds.

    Shots of people leaving Number 10.

    Shots of men digging trench outside Guy's Hospital. Sandbags are used to improve the buildings defences. Various shots of sandbags being carried and placed. Nurses sit in the gardens. They walk past some of the men working on sandbagging. (Presumably this section may originally have been UN 159 A.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    588.17
    Media URN:
    59254
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    mute
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:49:00 / 01:57:01:00
    Canister:
    UN 159 B

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