• Short Summary

    September 1939 - start of the war.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "FOUR YEARS AGO".

    Various.

    Several cars entering Houses of Parliament, including Neville Chamberlain's car and Lloyd George's car. Anthony Eden and Winston Churchill walking into Houses of Parliament. Various shots of the people buying newspapers to read about the crisis. Crowds in Downing Street. Several ministers leaving No 10, Lord Halifax amongst them. Polish and German ambassadors leaving No 10 Downing Street.

    Various good shots of Warsaw during the siege and bombardment in September 1939. Images showing smashed and burning buildings, bodies lying in streets and people trying to clear rubble.

    (library footage - 1939)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1093.22
    Media URN:
    38165
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:15:00 / 01:36:07:00
    Canister:
    43/71

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