• Short Summary

    Newsbriefs include - tanks in the western desert and London demonstration for aid in Russia.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Newsbriefs.

    Various shots as tanks speed across the western desert and over rough terrain, they are part of the lease and lend pact between America and Britain. M/S of antitank guns in the desert. M/S of German tank full of holes, soldiers point to them.

    M/S of South African camp in western desert, Maryland bombers take off and drop their missiles. Good aerial shot of bombs dropping from the planes. M/S's of enemy truck and tank which have been destroyed.

    L/S pan across large crowds in Trafalgar Square gathered for demonstration demanding aid for Russia. Various shots as people make speeches. M/S of 'Workers News' saying aid is needed. L/S pan across the people.

    L/S of St. Paul's cathedral. M/S of representatives from different nations emerging from the cathedral having gathered to celebrate Czechoslovakia's independence day. M/S of Dr. Eduard Benes, President of the Government in exile. M/S as people emerge onto the steps.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1131.29
    Media URN:
    39369
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:45:00 / 01:36:30:00
    Canister:
    41/87

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