Documentary film about 1938 - people become aware of the growing threat of war.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
01:00:11 People dancing in the street. CU Child in gas mask. LS of barrage balloons.
01:00:49 Opening Titles - "Time to Remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by Richard Greene".
01:01:11 VS men placing various objects into 'time capsule' which is buried in the ground.
01:01:42 Title: "1938 - WIND UP WEEK".
01:01:50 VS Spitfire flying overhead. GVs English village. MS as Spitfire comes in to land.
01:02:29 Titles: "Czechoslovakia"
01:02:34 King George VI returns to Buckingham Palace. Neville Chamberlain gets on board plane, he speaks to journalists before setting off on his visit to Germany. VS of Berchtesgaden, high in the Bavarian mountains. Chamberlain and is greeted by Adolf Hitler. VS of American President Franklin D Roosevelt speaking to Congress. VS as German troops march into Austria - Anschluss. Austrian Parliament meet to agree being part of the Reich. VS of rally / parade in Germany.
01:05:37 People sit near bandstand, listening to band. Boys play cricket. VS park shots. Wedding attended by Royal Family.
01:06:31 VS of factory making gasmasks. ARP posters put up. VS of bombing and injuries in Shanghai in China. Chinese anti-War parade. Japanese troops advance.
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