Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini to meet Hitler at Munich in last minute effort to avert war.
Crowd outside Parliament / Pan car into courtyard / Oliver Stanley & Malcolm Macdonald along to Parliament/ Lady Astor in car / Anthony Eden (Foreign Secretary) arriving / Queen Mary arriving in car / pan Duke of Kent's car
Angle shot Mrs. Chamberlain to car out of No. 10 / Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain into car & out of No. 10 / car drives away.
Big Ben showing time at 2.45
GERMANY: Berlin: Sports Palace:
General view crowd in Sports Stadium..pan up to sign "Ein Volk, Ein Reich, Ein Fuhrer!" / Hitler making excited speech / Nazis cheering & saluting
ENGLAND: Trafalgar Square:
Crowds in Trafalgar Square at night.
Gas masks fitted
A.R.P. poster - "Gas Mask Fitting Centre" / Gas Mask Distribution Centre / Pan from poster to queue / crowd in queue for fitting / notice.."Respirator Fitting Station"/ Gas masks being fitted / Names being written on Gas Mask Certificate / More of gas masks being fitted
Town Hall with sandbags beneath / Two girls towards with gas masks past sandbags / woman with pram & gas masks past sandbags / woman with boy holding gas-masks
Joining up papers / Recruits out of barracks / Pan from crowd to troops towards / recruit in civvies / troops into coach / Pan from women to troops in coach / soldier kissing wife / women waving & crying
Sailors march out of gate / Line of sailors and sailor-recruits marching in civvies
Air Raid Precaution poster / girls signing for service / girl at desk / pan from girl to woman signing for Active Service
CZECHOSLOVAKIA (CZECH REPUBLIC): Prague:
View over Prague with soldier silhouetted in foreground / General view reservists / man directing reservists / reservists signing up / men uncovering case of rifles / soldier with Bran gun / more of men uncovering rifles / rifles being given out / man examining rifle / steel-helmets in case being taken out / men fitting steel-helmets / man fitting helmet / man fitting gas mask / General view field-kitchen / men cooking side-of-beef / men dishing out food / pan down soldiers eating / horses' feet along road / General view cavalry along road.
Placard "Keep calm - and dig" / Men digging trenches for shelters in park
General view gun emplacement on Horseguards / searchlight
Gun emplacement in Hyde Park.
Ammunition dumps on Embankment / Anti-aircraft guns with Parliament in background
Background: Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini to meet Hitler at Munich in last minute effort to avert war. Preparations for war at home and abroad.