• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth makes a broadcast to the women of the Empire at the start of WWII.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Sound only - broadcast by Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) to the women of the Empire during World War II. She talks about sympathy for those in Poland who were the first to suffer. She talks of women's role in war. She talks of the worries and irritations of wartime life. She talks of keeping the Home Front stable and strong. She talks of winning an enduring peace.

    The speech ends with the National Anthem.

    N.B. It appears that this speech was made in around November 1939.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    588.16
    Media URN:
    59253
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:37:00 / 01:54:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 158 D

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