• Short Summary

    Pathe use pictures of beautiful England to encourage people in the coming battles.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Our Island Fortress - There's A Land, A Dear Land".

    VS Scenic shots from library of English countryside and coastal scenes, also scenes of typical provincial English town, Bob Danvers Walker gives commentary over, which starts in rhyme and then goes into prose, with voice of singer in background singing patriotic songs. The voiceover talks about the task of saving civilisation from barbarism. A series of coastal and field artillery guns are fired. The item ends with a shot of the sun setting over the sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1049.33
    Media URN:
    20939
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:36:00 / 01:38:59:00
    Canister:
    40/55

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