• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1941, on the Eastern Front and at Pearl Harbour.

  • Description

    Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.

    Reel 4.

    01:21:21 VS of Winston Churchill arriving to sign Atlantic Charter with American President Franklin D Roosevelt.

    01:21:42 VS of American troops landing in Iceland. Aerial views of massive convoy of ships. Shots in harbour - crates marked up for Russia. VS of Soviet tank factory.

    01:22:19 Germans and Russians fighting in the snows of Winter. German tanks clogged down with ice. German plane lands on snow covered airfield - troops off loaded. VS of frozen German planes. More fighting in freezing weather.

    01:23:37 VS of Japanese attack on American navy in Pearl Harbour. Planes fly in and attack American ships. (Some of this is faked footage). Voiceover is Roosevelt's 'Day that will live in infamy'. VS of damaged ships and planes. Shot of Roosevelt calling on Congress to declare War.

    01:25:32 VS British and Commonwealth troops fighting against Japanese forces in the Far East. MS of Roosevelt speaking to Congress - 'We will gain the inevitable triumph'.

    01:26:19 German artillery firing in the snows of Russia during Operation Barbarossa. VS of German troop surrendering and German Prisoners of War (POWs). Abandoned German guns and corpses of dead German soldiers frozen on the ground.

    01:26:54 End of Programme titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2247.04
    Media URN:
    75696
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1941
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    hd tape id:
    HD32
    hd time out:
    01:26:48:21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:21:00 / 01:27:40:00
    Canister:
    TTR
    hd film id:
    HD32.04
    hd time in:
    01:20:31:00

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