• Short Summary

    Churchill's appeal - urges people to donate to RAF Benevolent Fund.

  • Description

    Title: "Royal Air Force Ensign - RAF Benevolent Fund - Introducing Mr. Churchill's Appeal".

    Long shot of the Houses of Parliament, London with Sir Winston Churchill speaking.

    Various shots of the pilots getting in planes, flying, air battle, destroyed German planes, etc. Voiceover calls for small donation for those who fought for the country when it was tough.

    Various shots of the committee receiving donations and talking. Sir Winston Churchill speaking - urges people to donate the money.

    Title: "The following film "The Robin Gets His Wings" has been donated by Mr Churchill to the RAF Benevolent Fund."

    The film - Winston Churchill in garden feeding two small birds - they look like sparrows. Churchill wearing hat and smoking cigar. Churchill sitting next to pond feeding fish. He feeds birds again. Some close up shots of birds feeding and jumping around.

    Several shots of war memorials and graves with people around. Churchill speaks, urging people to donate money again.

    Words "Do You Remember? - the Relief that 'All Clear' gave us All?" superimposed over people leaving shelters. Follows end title: "Now is Your Chance to relieve some of those who made it possible - Thank You!"

    Note found in the old record: Contents of this reel is the property of the Gaumont - British News, and must be used with their permission. This film was released on the A.B.C. Circuit in April 1953.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:15:00 / 01:34:42:00
    UN 2518 F

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