• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill goes on tour to visit his army.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WINSTON CHURCHILL TOUR".

    Cairo, Egypt. In the grounds of British Embassy in Cairo, Mr Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of Great Britain, chats with Mr Casey, Sir Miles Lampson, General Lord Alanbrooke and other service chiefs.
    Turkey. The Commando Liberator plane landing at airport in Turkey - Winston Churchill arriving for the Adana conference. Several shots of the two trains being drown together for a meeting between Churchill and Turkish President Inonu. Meeting takes place in one of the carriages at a remote railway siding. They are seen talking, Churchill smokes cigar. Churchill is helped down out of carriage and shakes hands with Inonu as he leaves.
    Cyprus. Churchill in RAF uniform inspecting Guard of Honour on arrival in Cyprus. Several shots of Churchill receiving three cheers from a crowd in Cyprus.
    Tripoli, Libya. The Liberator plane on tarmac at Catel Benito airfield in Tripoli. Several shots of warm meeting of Churchill and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery. Churchill drives off standing up in open car. Various shots of Churchill meeting officers and men of the 8th Army. He addresses the men. Montgomery leads three cheers and Churchill gives V sign before leaving. Several shots of Churchill driving in open car into Tripoli before taking his place on saluting base in main street. The pipes lead the military parade. They are followed by various troops the New Zealanders, South Africans etc. Mechanised units go past saluting base.
    London. Various shots of Churchill arriving on train at Paddington Station. Mrs Diana Churchill, Mr Clement Attlee, Mr Herbert Morrison, Mr Stanley Baldwin and some other politicians are among those who came to greet him. Several shots of Churchill leaving station by car.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:35:00 / 01:45:55:00

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