British politicians hold crisis meeting as situation escalates in Czechoslovakia. Downing Street, London.
Item title reads - Peace or - ?
Crisis talks in Downing Street over Czechoslovakian situation.
M/S of crowds outside 10 Downing street, C/U of the door. M/S as Lord Halifax arrives, M/S of Samuel Hoare walking to the door. M/S of Clement Attlee, leader of the opposition, entering.
M/S of map of Czechoslovakia superimposed over shots of German troops at Nuremberg. M/S as Adolf Hitler inspects them. C/U of Konrad Henlein. C/U of Lord Runciman who is trying to reconcile Sudeten and Czech Governments. Various shots, still under map of Czechoslovakia, as soldiers march, aeroplanes fly and ships sail to signify mobilisation of troops.