• Short Summary

    Ivan Maisky receives a British tank on behalf of Russia at factory in the Midlands.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Tanks for Russia.

    The Midlands, England.

    L/S of crowds at the tanks factory. M/S of Soviet Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Ivan Maisky walking through with his wife at the beginning of tanks for Russia week. Brief shot of Harold Macmillan walking behind him. L/S of crowds. M/S of Valentine tank with Russian flag covering a part, it is pulled off to reveal name "Stalin" on the side. Various shots of the crowd. Maisky makes speech and expresses gratitude for the machine. He concludes by saying the more tanks they have the quicker the victory will be. The tank is driven away to cheers from workers.

    Cataloguer's note: the actual story starts at 01:53:31 after the Pathe titles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1129.33
    Media URN:
    39305
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:12:00 / 01:54:44:00
    Canister:
    41/77

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