• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of later months of 1940.

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

    Reel 1.

    01:27:58 VS of mock up of people putting out an incendiary bomb that has landed in their house. Fire brigade come out to help.

    01:28:26 Opening Titles - "Time to Remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by Michael Redgrave".

    01:28:50 Germans on guard in the invaded Channel Islands. VS them marching in streets.

    01:29:19 Title: "Standing Alone".

    01:29:29 VS German troops arriving for the signing of the French surrender at Compiegne. Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goering, and others are there - they walk to the railway carriage to watch the surrender. French leaders including General Huntziger come to sign. VS of signing. MS of Hitler leaving. Vichy Government in session. CUs of various members of the government. VS of food queues outside French shops. Closed shop doors. Rocky coast of Kent The Fuhrer stands looking out VS of waves crashing on English shore.

    01:32:27 VS of White Cliffs of Dover and other 'English' scenes. Over this can be heard Churchill's 'Broad sunlight Uplands' or 'Their Finest Hour' speech.

    01:33:53 Shots of shot down German plane. VS of RAF Fighter pilots relaxing in camp. Traffic scenes in London around Piccadilly. Barbed wire being put up. VS of internment camp for enemy aliens. VS of policeman checking cars to see if they are unlocked. He makes car un-moveable and then issues fine. VS of railings removed from a park. Artillery gun barrels made in factory. Bren guns and rifles made. VS British tanks on exercise.

    End of Reel 1.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:27:58:00 / 01:36:20:00
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