• Short Summary

    Sir John Simon, British Foreign Secretary, leaves Croydon aerodrome to travel to Berlin where he will discuss European security with Adolf Hitler.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Seeking peace. Sir John Simon leaves for Berlin on vital mission.

    Croydon Aerodrome, London.

    M/S as Sir John and Lady Simon emerge onto the airfield at Croydon aerodrome with other officials. M/S as Sir John, British Foreign Secretary, says a round of goodbyes before he flies to Berlin to discuss questions of European security with Adolf Hitler. M/S as his wife gets on the aeroplane with him to say a private farewell, then gets off. M/S as the aeroplane taxis, L/S as it takes off and flies away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    819.23
    Media URN:
    10868
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:52:00 / 01:18:47:00
    Canister:
    35/24

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The events pictured here took place on 24 March 1935.

    "his wife gets on the aeroplane with him" - the aircraft is a de Havilland DH.86 Express, Reg. No. G-ACWC, operated by Imperial Airways.

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