• Short Summary

    King Leopold surrenders, British and French troops move up - meanwhile we make armaments.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "King of the Belgians Orders Capitulation".

    Belgium.

    VS. of the Belgian army parading and on manoeuvres. Shots of soldiers in trenches and using field guns and radios. Voiceover attacks King Leopold of the Belgians for ordering the Surrender of his forces.

    VS Incl. CUs of French and British (BEF - British Expeditionary Force) troops marching along roads moving up into Belgium.

    MS and CU of British troops marching along Belgian roads at night.

    VS Good shots incl. CUs of men at work in armaments factories in England making field guns, bren guns rifles, machine guns, bullets and shells. Great shots of men and machines at work. (all apparently shot in British factories on Sunday).

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1045.35
    Media URN:
    20825
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:41:00 / 01:44:44:00
    Canister:
    40/44

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment