• Short Summary

    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.

  • Description

    Parliament meets

    ENGLAND: Westminster:
    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

    Downing Street:
    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
    London:
    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

    Kensington:
    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

    WALES: Cardiff:
    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

    Navy Mobilised

    Portsmouth:
    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.

    ENGLAND:
    Placard "Keep calm - and dig" / Men digging trenches for shelters in park

    War Preparations.
    Horseguards Parade:
    General view gun emplacement on Horseguards / searchlight

    Hyde Park:
    Gun emplacement in Hyde Park.

    Embankment:
    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6X3TV1E36W1JJ5KDBNDDABJ37
    Media URN:
    VLVA6X3TV1E36W1JJ5KDBNDDABJ37
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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