• Short Summary

    Various shots of foreign dignitaries arriving to London for a Colonial War Cabinet meeting.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear.

    Various shots of several men arriving in American plane to unknown airport. They are greeted by several officers and members of press. American man talking into microphone (natural sound). He is saying that fight for freedom will last until the victory. The men are the members of Colonial War Cabinet arriving for a meeting in London.

    Pan along a line of high ranking British officers, probably chiefs of staff waiting at the airport for arrival of a plane. Plane landing. General Smuts, leader of South Africa, disembarks with several other people and shakes hands with dignitaries greeting him. General Smuts talking into microphone - natural sound. He says that he is very glad to be here and hopes that a conference will be successful, unclear which. He returns to mike to say how glad he is to be in London - location is probably Northolt airport in London.

    Another man talking into mike - natural sound. He is very glad to be back into the old country, talking about hard work of people here.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:33:00 / 01:23:11:00
    UN 887 A

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