• Short Summary

    American war correspondent and New York Firemen praise British for their courage.

  • Description

    Title reads: "U.S. visitor's opinion of us".

    Location of events unknown.

    L/S of American-Export ship leaving docks. C/U of American war correspondent Quentin Reynolds on deck of ship. He talks to camera about his experiences in Britain. He says what a privilege it has been to live in "the home of the really brave". He says Britain doesn't feel story for itself and "can really take it".

    C/U of three New York firemen dressed in trench coats. The man in the centre, Chief Deasy talks into a microphone. He praises the London firemen for their skill and bravery. The speech concludes: "The idea of England folding up, that's a joke. That outfit will never fold up. They've got just as much guts as anybody in this man's world has and they'll carry it right on, anybody that thinks it's gonna fold up, they're crazy"!

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1069.16
    Media URN:
    37780
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:36:00 / 01:21:11:00
    Canister:
    41/11

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment