• Short Summary

    Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin meet in Teheran.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE BIG THREE IN TEHERAN".

    Teheran, Iran (Persia).

    Aerial view shots of the Hamadan and Iraqi mountains. Shot along street in Teheran taken from a car window. Several shots of Britain's Foreign Secretary Mr Anthony Eden chatting with several men in the grounds of the British legation in the Soviet Embassy in Teheran.

    Exterior of Soviet Embassy. Various shots of the ceremony at the embassy at which Britain's Prime Minister Mr Winston Churchill presents the Sword of Stalingrad to Soviet Premier Joseph Visarionovich Stalin who after kissing it, passes it to Marshal Kliment Voroshilov. At the ceremony are Mr Eden and Soviet Foreign Minister Mr Vyacheslav Molotov.

    Various shots of Mr Churchill posing for press on his 56th birthday. He puts on a Persian style hat. Mr Churchill in car leaving legation. Various shots of the Shah of Persia chatting to Mr Churchill. The Shah enters his car and leaves.

    Various shots of Mr Churchill reviewing British and Indian soldiers in grounds of legation. They present him with small gifts for his birthday. The soldiers then gather round for Mr Churchill to thank them, then they give three cheers in return.

    Various shots of the leaders posing outside the Russian Embassy. Seated are Stalin, American President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Churchill. Military Chiefs are seen standing behind them. Mr Eden, Mr Molotov and Mr Averell Harriman are seen coming to stand behind. Churchill's daughter Sarah stands behind her father.

    Air Marshal Sir Charles Portal, General Lord Alanbrooke and Admiral Cunningham leaving the Embassy. Mr Churchill and Mr Eden leaving the Embassy.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:46:00 / 01:14:50:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Churchill posing for press on his 56th birthday." - it's actually his 69th birthday.

    "General Lord Alanbrooke" - at this point in time he was known as General Sir Alan Brooke, (later made Baron Alanbrooke, then Viscount Alanbrooke.)

    "Admiral Cunningham" is Andrew Cunningham.

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