Documentary film about 1938 - people become aware of the growing threat of war.
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01:17:57 Billboard reads: "Back At No. 10". MS Neville Chamberlain arrives at Downing Street. Crowds line the street. Lord Halifax arrives at No 10 followed by other politicians.
01:18:18 Adolf Hitler speaking. VS Sudeten Germans walking like refugees out of Czechoslovakia. German men take out guns. VS parade of Czechs standing firm against Nazi aggression. Czech cavalry troops on manoeuvres.
01:18:47 Crowds of worried people in London. Politicians - including David Lloyd George - walking in to Parliament. Queen Mary arrives in car. Neville Chamberlain smiles and raises hat as he leaves No. 10. Newspaper billboard "Keep Calm - And Dig". VS men digging trenches. Barrage balloons being inflated. Recruiting centre for Territorial Army set up at Mansion House. VS of recruits lining up for Army. Air Raid Precautions - gasmasks on children. Large demonstration in Trafalgar Square - 'Stand By Czechoslovakia".
01:20:47 German troops marching. VS of Czech army preparing for defence. VS French reservists are called up. Troops entraining - kissing wives goodbye. MS King George VI and Lord Louis Mountbatten watch British Naval exercises. CU President Franklin D Roosevelt.
01:21:45 English village folk talking. Action in newspaper newsroom. Headlines: "Peace!" Newsreel coverage of the signing of the Munich Agreement. Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet with Chamberlain and Edouard Daladier. VS Chamberlain arrives back at London Airport with the piece of paper. VS of crowds cheering Hitler. VS crowds in France cheer Daladier. VS crowds cheer Mussolini. VS of President Benes of Czechoslovakia.
01:25:45 Crowds at Buckingham Palace cheer Chamberlain on balcony with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother). VS people drink and chat in public house.
01:26:32 End of Programme titles.
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