• Short Summary

    David Lloyd George looks at Houses of Parliament and Westminister abbey damaged in the blitz/bomb damage

  • Description

    Westminster, London, England

    GV Westminster Abbey seen from garden of Deanery. GV Interior: Damage in Abbey. Angle shot of hole in roof pan down to pile of wreckage. SV Men loading wreckage on to cart. Angle view of damaged roof of Westminster Hall. GV Pan down interior Westminstre Hall. SV Reflection of window in water pan up to window. GV Interior of Hall.

    ORIG. NEG & BLUE FROM ORIG. NEG.

    CENSORED SCENES.

    GV Little cloisters and Abbey. LV Cloisters.

    SCU Int. Damage to Deanery, men clearing up.

    SCU Pan rubble in Deanery, men clearing up.

    LV Int. Deanery showing rubble on floor.

    GOOD SCENES.

    GV Int. showing damaged interior of Abbey and rubble near pulpit. LV Rubble and men clearing up. LV Damage with choir stalls in b-g.

    QUEEN'S HALL, LONDON, ENGLAND: GOOD SCENES. TV Queen's Hall from roof of Langham Palace, men working on roof? CU Pan of wrecked roof pan to another wrecked roof across the road.

    England: German Bombing Damages the Houses of Parliament Westminster Abbey. The Old Bailey.. etc. Old Bailey, England GOOD SCENES.

    GV Pan damaged side of Old Bailey to masonry in road with people looking at it. SCU Masonry and rubble at Old Bailey pan to damaged side of building. SV On street sign 'Old Bailey' and showing damaged building. CU Rubble in Old Bailey. GV Damaged Old Bailey, horse and cart in front pan up to dome.

    Westminster, London, England: GV Big Ben pan to hole in roof of House of Commons. STV Looking down into wrecked Commons. SV Through arch of galleries pan to wreckage on floor. LV Still shot of Commons as it was. SV Pan round of wrecked Commons to debris on floor. CU Lloyd George. SV Lloyd George looking up at Big Ben. CU Hole in Big Ben. GV Westminster Abbey seen from garden of Deanery. GV Interior: Damage in Abbey. Angle shot of hole in roof pan down to pile of wreckage. SV Men loading wreckage on to cart. Angle view of damaged roof of Westminster Hall. GV Pan down interior Westminster Hall. SV Reflection of window in water pan up to window. GV Interior of Hall.

    ORIG. NEG & BLUE FROM ORIG. NEG.

    CENSORED SCENES.

    GV Little cloisters and Abbey. LV Cloisters. SCU Int. Damage to Deanery, men clearing up. SCU Pan rubble in Deanery, men clearing up. LV Int. Deanery showing rubble on floor. LV Pan down from roof in Common showing fore courts. SV Int. Showing alcove to lobby of House of Commons. LV Alcove. CU Wreckage with date '10 May. Saturday' on calendar. GV Yard at back of Commons. GV Pan round House of Commons, showing damage pan down to masonry on ground.

    GOOD SCENES.

    CU Lloyd George looking at ruins. GV Int. showing damaged interior of Abbey and rubble near pulpit. LV Rubbie and men clearing up. LV Damage with choir stalls in b-g. GV Pan damaged side of Old Bailey to masonry in road with people looking at it. SCU Masonry and rubble at Old Bailey pan to damaged side of building. SV (On street sign post: 'Old Bailey' and showing damaged building. CU Rubble in Old Bailey. GV Damaged Old Bailey, horse and cart in front pan up to dome. LV Wrecked cart in Mayfair, people in road. TV 3 wrecked cars in road and rubble, people walking in ruins. SCU Pan wrecked car, 2 men standing by it. CU wrecked car. SV Wrecked car. CU Wrecked door and seat pan to engine of wrecked car. CU Man takes piece of masonry off wrecked car. TV Queen Hall from roof of Langham Palace, men working on roof? CU Pan of wrecked roof pan to another wrecked roof across the road. SV Looking through wrecked revolving door in Langham Hotel. SV Int. Men clearing rubble. SCU Showing wreckage outside from inside through window. CU Sign 'Vanity Fair' CU Splintered window ? SV Pan piece of masonry falling from roof of building. SV Ditto. SV Ditto.

    England: German Bombing Damages the Houses of Parliament Westminster Abbey..etc.. MAYFAIR LONDON, ENGLAND GOOD SCENES.

    LV Wrecked car in Mayfair, people in road. TV 3 wrecked cars in road and rubble, people walking in ruins. SCU Pan wrecked car, 2 men, standing by it. CU Wrecked car. SV Wrecked car. CU Wrecked door and seat pan to engine of wrecked car. CU Man takes piece of masonry off wrecked car.

    England: German Bombing Damages the Houses of Parliament Westminster Abbey..etc. Westminster, London, England GV Big Ben pan to hole in roof of House of Commons. STV Looking down into wrecked Commons. SV Through arch of galleries pan to wreckage on floor. LV Still shot of Commons as it was. SV Pan round of wrecked Commons to debris on floor. SV Lloyd George looking up at Big Ben. CU Hole in Big Ben.

    ORIG. NEG. & BLUE FROM ORIG. NEG.

    CENSORED SCENES.

    LV Pan down from roof in Commons showing forecourts. SV Int. Showing alcove to lobby of House of Commons. LV Alcove. GV Yard at back of Commons. GV Pan round House of Commons, showing damage pan down to masonry on ground.

    GOOD SCENES.

    Lloyd George looking at ruins.

    Air Raids and War Damage; Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments; Personalities - Politicians; David Lloyd George, 1st Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor (1863-1945), Great Britain
    Background: David Lloyd George looks at Houses of Parliament and Westminister abbey damaged in the blitz/bomb damage

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA18F5DBLL0RMLVKJEGV0KXX554
    Media URN:
    VLVA18F5DBLL0RMLVKJEGV0KXX554
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    UK: COMMONS AND ABBEY DAMAGED IN BLITZ Mr Lloyd George, Father of the House, surveys gutted ruins. Westminster Abbey, nearby, suffers less severely.

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