• Short Summary

    An item showing the equipment arriving in Britain as part of Lease and Lend pact.

  • Description

    Item title reads - What Lease and Lend means.

    Somewhere in Britain, exact location of events unknown.

    Various shots of British dock where parts of aeroplanes and tanks are unloaded. Other equipment including machines called Predictors are unpacked, the camera pans across them. L/S of huge armament storehouse, a train load of supplies enters. Various shots of T.N.T. boxes being unloaded and put on conveyor belts to be stored for war use. M/S of girls and men inspecting the submachine guns, various shots as they check them before they are despatched. M/S as the boxes are loaded and driven along outside. Various shots of cannons in the warehouse. M/S of tanks on trains, one is driven off. Various shots as the tanks go over testing ground. M/S as bombs are unloaded, they go on train to be stored. The camera pans across the bombs.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1133.04
    Media URN:
    39421
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/10/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:47:00 / 01:08:08:00
    Canister:
    41/80

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