• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill visits the Palace of Westminster Home Guard in the Speaker's Court.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PARLIAMENT HOME GUARD PARADES FOR PREMIER".

    London.

    Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits the Palace of Westminster Home Guard and inspects them in the Speaker's Court. In the ranks are Peers, private secretaries, gallery men and messenger boys.

    M/S of Churchill as he tells them he knows they do not expect him to say he looks forward to the occasion when their services will be required, "but should it ever arise I am certain that we can destroy any enemy who comes into our midst and that in itself is an additional deterrent against an attempt to attack this famous and long inviolate island".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1326.26
    Media URN:
    43831
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:35:00 / 01:37:56:00
    Canister:
    42/40

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