• Short Summary

    Britain prepares for war including sandbagging, trenches, dignitaries meeting, German Embassy employees leaving, Polish Ambassador and Winston Churchill calling at No. 10 Downing Street, children evacuating, new guards at palace

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: These Days of Destiny

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    Extensive coverage of Britain proparations for war including sandbagging, trenches, dignitaries meeting, German Embassy employees leaving, Polish Ambassador and Winston Churchill calling at No. 10 Downing Street, new guards at palace and children evacuating, traveling and arriving and settling in at their new homes

    ADMIRALTY Visited by King George VI

    BUCKINGHAM PALACE Changing the Guard in Khaki prior to War.

    CHANGING THE GUARD In Khaki at Buckingham Pal. prior to war

    CHILDREN Evacuation of Children & arriving at new homes

    CHILDREN Evacuated & arriving re War. Old man picks up bag.

    DOWNING ST. King, Polish Ambassador, Churchill call prior to War

    EVACUATION Children evacuated from London & arriving at new homes

    EVACUATION Evacuated & arriving (Children) re war-Old Man picks up bag

    GEORGE VI at No 10 & Admiralty

    GERMAN-EMBASSY IN LONDON Scenes of Activity prior to war - Trunks

    KORDT, x Dr. Goes to No. 10 prior to war

    LUGGAGE Leaving prior to War

    MATHEWS, Mrs laughton (Director of Woman's Royal Naval Service) At Admiralty - Under cuts

    NEWCASTLE Evacuated Children & Scenes at the outbreak of War "These Days of Destiny"

    NEWSPAPER Selling papers prior to outbreak of war

    PARLIAMENT Meets re War Crisis

    RACZYNSKI, Mr Count. Calls at No 10 prior to war.

    RADIO Broadcasting House, London, Sandbagged

    REFUGEES - Polish refugees at Mark Brown Wharf, London.

    STANHOPE, Earl of w. King at Admiralty

    "THESE DAYS OF DESTINY"

    WAR "These Days of Destiny", Herr Kordt, Parl: Meets, Trenches being dug, preparations, Changing the Guard, Polish Ambassador, Children evacuated, Germany Embassy, King at Admiralty & No 10., Luggage, Lord Stanhope,

    Home Front; George VI of Great Britain; Royalty; Poland; Personalities - Politicians; Civilians; Mobilisation

    prepare, preparation, World War II, World War 2, WWII, Second World War, war, Air Raid Precautions, ARP
    Background: Britain prepares for war including sandbagging, trenches, dignitaries meeting, German Embassy employees leaving, Polish Ambassador and Winston Churchill calling at No. 10 Downing Street, children evacuating, new guards at palace

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5JB6VSGY8KUQUNLKGXA4EA9JO
    Media URN:
    VLVA5JB6VSGY8KUQUNLKGXA4EA9JO
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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