• Short Summary

    Stories from around the Country and the World.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Picture Paragraphs From the World News".

    Wales.

    MS. & CU Vivian Jenkins leaving church with his bride Susan Fraser after their wedding. Jenkins a former Welsh Rugby International is in army uniform.

    London.

    MS. Imperial Airways York airliner Eddystone taxiing to a halt, the aircraft is painted in war camouflage. VS. Monsieur Frossard on the runway after leaving the plane, he is the new French Minister of Information.

    Location unknown.

    MS. & CU. Winston Churchill walking across quay and striding quickly up ship's gangway during visit to English harbour, he is in naval uniform (not full dress uniform only coat and peaked naval officer's cap). Churchill is accompanied by one of his daughters (Possibly Mary Soames).

    Scotland

    VS of Dutch fishermen in hospital in Scotland they were rescued by British sailors after their ship had been sunk by German bomber.

    France.

    MS Four young RAF (Royal Air Force) fighter pilots outside French farmhouse, one of them holds the machine gun of a Messerchmitt plane that he shot down.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1041.14
    Media URN:
    20691
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:22:00 / 01:12:46:00
    Canister:
    40/28

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