• Short Summary

    Mr Hoare Belisha gives speech about the reasons for Britain fighting war against Germany.

  • Description

    Note: Location of events unknown but probably somewhere in London.

    Full titles read: "THE WAR MINISTER SPEAKS ON THE SITUATION"

    M/S of Mr Hore-Belisha arriving and sitting at desk. M/S and C/U of Hore-Belisha speaking about our strength and the aid coming from the Dominions. He states that time is on our side. He states the British reasons for fighting which are not for conquest. He talks about early dictators in history and compares them to Hitler. He mentions the horrors of the Nazi regime in Germany, and states that the conflict is between good and evil. He concludes that "... this tyranny whose challenge we have accepted must and will be abased."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1025.42
    Media URN:
    20331
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:04:00 / 01:50:07:00
    Canister:
    39/84

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