• Short Summary

    Prime Minister Winston Churchill arrives in London after talks in America and Bermuda.

  • Description

    Titles read: "MR CHURCHILL COMES HOME".

    Various locations of events.

    In the United States of America, we see Lord Beaverbrook, Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, President Franklin D Roosevelt posing for the cameras before Churchill's departure. Brief shot of Churchill boarding a flying boat, bound for Bermuda. Shots of the takeoff from the plane. On board the Boeing seaplane, Churchill, talks to the pilot and takes the controls for part of the flight, smoking a cigar and wearing the pilot's headphones. Aerial view of Bermuda.

    On arriving in Bermuda, Churchill leaves the plane with Lord Beaverbrook, Sir Dudley Pound, Sir Charles Portal and Sir Charles Wilson. They shake hands with Bermuda Governor Lord Knollys and make their way to an RAF launch that takes them to Hamilton.

    At Paddington Station, a large crowd of people wait to welcome Churchill home. Mrs Clementine Churchill waits on the platform for her husband as the train pulls in. The enthusiastic crowds press around Churchill as he makes his way to his car and is driven off. C/U of Churchill (library shot) as stirring commentary talks of Churchill, with his American counterpart, courageously tackling the task as he did the Battle of Britain.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1316.04
    Media URN:
    43600
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1942
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:05:00 / 01:07:26:00
    Canister:
    42/7

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