• Short Summary

    Wilkie ends tour of UK by visiting Midlands + meeting with King.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Wendell Wilkie's Lightning Tour".

    Midlands*.

    Various shots of Wendell Willkie chatting with the public in the street. The buildings around them are badly bombed.

    M/S of Willkie getting into a car, he stands on the running board to wave at a cheering crowd. Various shots of Wilkie shaking hands with dignitaries before being driven away.

    London.

    M/S of King George VI and Willkie posing for camera in front of large bookcase. King is wearing Naval uniform.

    * old records suggest location is Manchester.

    Note: alternative spelling of Wilkie.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1069.19
    Media URN:
    37783
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:05:00 / 01:26:01:00
    Canister:
    41/12

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