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FINLAND: RUSSIA INVADES FINLAND.
Finnish Government, unable to Give Way to Russian Demands, Hastily Improvises
Its Defences, Evacuates Women and Children and Calls up all Able-Bodied Men.
Helsinki, Finland Gen. top view pan of HELSINKI (long scene).
Gen. view of Parliament Building.
pan of Pres. Kallio shaking hands.. IN ROLL 8958
view Premier Cajander out of car at Parliament building.
Semi view of Paasikivi & Tanner out of train.. IN ROLL 8995
Semi CU Paasikivi & Tanner out of train... IN ROLL 8995
Long view & semi view digging trenches in parks.
Long view & CU pasting paper on windows.
Gen. view of evacuees boarding train. Semi view evacuees on
platform. Semi view & semi CU Finnish Women's Association 'Lottas'. in group.
Semi view people & Lottas onto train. Semi CU children onto train. Long view
train leaves Helsinki Rly station. 2 Gen. views of deserted Helsinki streets.
Gern view Finnish cavalry along road. Semi view of
cavalry past camera down road. Back view of cavalry down tree lined road. Semi
view pan of Field Marshal Mannerheim (wearing cross) with two officers..
Gen. view of Finnish soldiers on raft on
lake. Top view of raft on lake. CU top view of crowded raft under bridge.
Helsinki, Russia: Top view of mass tanks thru' Red
Square... IN ROLL 5129
Gen. view Russian troops thru'
Red Square... IN ROLL 1987
Long view planes over Red
Square ... IN ROLL 1987
Long view Finnish troops
along road..wood in b-g... IN ROLL 8995
Finland: Angle view of Finnish troops marching ... IN ROLL 8995
Semi view pan of barbed wire & anti-tank barricades ... IN
Semi view Finnish soldier runs past camera
... IN ROLL 8995
Long view of troops advance thru'
Semi view loading howitzer ... IN ROLL 8995
CU Finnish soldier looking thru' rangefinder. IN ROLL
Semi view of howitzer ... IN ROLL 8995
Long view howitzer fires in bushes. Gen. view anti-aircraft
gun fires pan up to three planes. Gen. & semi views of anti-aircraft gun firing.
Air view of Russian planes ... IN ROLL 5489
Long view plane pan down to bomb explosion.
Westminster London, England: Long view & CU of Finnish Minister to
London, M.Gripenberg posing by fireplace. Semi view & CU Gripenberg talking.
says that Russia has attacked Finland because Finland could not give up her
freedom, and that in the fight now forced upon them they have the sympathy of
view docks of Helsinki..showing boats & sea. Long view cranes by quayside. Gen.
view men digging trenches. Semi view of evacuees on railway platform. CU Finnish
cavalry along road.
Gen. view & semi view of Finnish
Cycling Corp. down road. Long view Finnish infantry & Cycle Corps along road.
Gen. view of tanks along country road. Semi view pan tank along road. Semi view
pan tank along road. Long view of Mannerheim with officers etc. Semi view of
C-in-C Osterman & another officer. Long view troops lining up for food. CU
soldier eating large biscuit. Gen. view Finns bathing naked in lake. Gen. views
troops with kit going aboard raft at lake-side. Semi top view of troops boarding
raft. CU top view of raft under bridge..crowded. Gen. top view of raft away up
river. Long view & gen. view of soldiers with machine-guns etc. advancing thru'
wood. Back view howitzer fires. Long howitzer fires thru' wood. Back view
howitzer fires. Long view howitzer fires thru' bushes. Semi view armoured car
thru' undergrowth. Long view & semi view men on ground firing machine-guns. Long
view men at rangefinder. Semi view soldiers advancing with full kit.
Helsinki, Finland, Westminster, England: Gen. view pan men
advancing over rough ground. Long view, semi view & CU pose shot of M. Gripeberg
posing by fireplace...silent.
England: Long view & CU Mr. Gripenberg posing by fireplace (silent). Semi view &
CU Gripenberg talking.
Sound Effects. Gripenberg says
that Russian invaded Finland because Finland can not give up her Freedom, and
that in their fight they have the sympathy of all men who stand up for Freedom
Good Scenes. Long view, semi view &
CU..silent pose shots of Mr. Gripenberg standing by fireside.
Military - Active; Soviet Union; Russo-Finnish War 1939-1940
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