• Short Summary

    Churchill watches tank demo with General de Gaulle and General Sikorski.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Prime Minister with the tanks".

    Location of events unknown.

    C/U of Winston Churchill, wearing overcoat and trilby hat, standing in front of a tank. Tank is named after Churchill. Various shots of Churchill inspecting and being cheered by men of the Tank Corps. Churchill appears to be cracking jokes as some of the officers and soldiers smile at remarks he makes.

    Ground to air M/S of a Lysander aeroplane in flight. Various shots of field guns firing at advancing tanks during training exercises. M/S of Churchill in profile smoking a cigar, pan to the battlefield where the tanks are advancing under fire. M/S of General de Gaulle, pan to M/S of Churchill. More shots of mock battle in progress. M/S of Churchill (lighting a cigar) standing beside de Gaulle and another foreign commander, probably Polish Prime Minister General Sikorski as he is mentioned in commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1101.11
    Media URN:
    38426
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:44:00 / 01:20:55:00
    Canister:
    41/16

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