• Short Summary

    British Paramount News surveys the change in feeling brought about by Britain's new foreign policy.?

  • Description

    Vernon Bartlett (Journalist) interview SOT / Various Vernon Bartlett seated at desk talking and silent pose shot.

    Sound Effects.

    Bartlett says that if Germany continue trying to wipe countries off the map we shall fight but he says that he doesn't think that the nation will be prepared to fight unless we have a real National Government. He continues, that we have returned to the old policy of the League of Nations and the last responsibility will rest with Adolf Hitler.

    Whitehall: War Office:
    Leslie Hore Belisha (Secretary of State for War) seated at desk / Leslie Hore-Belisha interviw SOT

    Sound Effects.

    Belisha says that are preparing to put into the field in event of war 19 divisions and that not only has the army been mechanized but it has also been humanized.

    Good Scenes.

    Semi view & semi CU silent Pose shots of Belisha seated at desk.

    Personalities - Politicians; Civil Defence; Military - Active; France; Sir Kingsley Wood (1881-1943), Mobilization; Demonstrations; (Charles) Vernon (Oldfeld) Bartlett (1894-1983), Self-Reference; Great Britain; Territorial Army; London
    Background: British Paramount News surveys the change in feeling brought about by Britain's new foreign policy. Our story includes: Arrival of Colonel Beck. ARP rally in Hyde Park and Volunteers join Territorials.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA7I7M8AGEY2GT04H75U4E1NH2
    Media URN:
    VLVAA7I7M8AGEY2GT04H75U4E1NH2
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: Democracy cries halt!

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