• Short Summary

    Documentary film about events of 1942 and America's entry into the war.

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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.

    01:28:04 VS of woman working machine. Winston Churchill watches woman making bullets. VS of women working on aero engine.

    01:28:38 Opening Titles - "Time to Remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by Stanley Holloway".

    01:29:01 VS of RAF ground crew loading bombs onto Lancaster. VS of air crew preparing for bombing raid. Lancaster bomber planes prepare for take off on night bombing raid.

    01:29:45 Title: "1942 - The End Of The Beginning".

    01:29:52 VS of burning American ships after raid on Pearl Harbour. VS Winston Churchill speaking to joint houses in Washington DC. Petrol rationing in USA. Air Raid practice in American city. Civil Defence workers and fire brigade. VS of American factories making war equipment.

    01:31:52 American soldiers march through London streets. (Racing tipster Prince Monolulu is seen holding and US Flag.) Pan down St Paul's Cathedral to show bomb damage. VS of workers clearing bomb damaged houses. American GIs look around the city. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) inspect damage.

    01:32:43 People shopping market. Boys playing cricket in schoolyard. Boys throwing ball in street.

    End of Reel 1.

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    01:28:04:00 / 01:33:00:00

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