1,000 English schoolchildren entertain young Russians and send greeting to Red Army.
Kingsway Hall, England: GTV children on stage. SCU pan schoolgirls. LV children handing it presents. SCU Russian girl receiving presents. LV Schoolboy from Dagenham speaks. (Nat. sd.) STV schoolboys clapping. (Nat. sd.) CU girl speaks. (Nat. sd.) CU side view schoolgirl clapping. (Nat. sd.) SV English schoolgirl speaks first in English then in Russian. (Nat. sd.) SV three Russian boys on stage clapping. (Nat. sd.) LV Russian boy - Leva Fednov on stage. SV Leva Fednov speaks. (Nat. sd.) Pan shot shoolgirls and boys clapping. (Nat. sd.)
schoolboy from Dagenham: "To the Red Army we owe our present safe nights and still more, our future happy days. We look forward to the times when we shall see some of you here, in our lanes, in our schools, or when we shall meet Soviet scholars on your own Russian soil."
CU girl speaks: "With enough determination we shall be able to over come all difficulties and establish true and lasting peace. Be the day near or far when this may come to pass, we send you, girls of Soviet Russia, our warmest message of hope and good luck to you all." Nat.sd. of applause.
SV Phyllis Ride of Luton High school speaks in Russian: "A short message from our school in Britain, read in Russian and I hope that you will be able to understand it, I have only been learning for a very short time. Then follows her message in Russian," Nat.sd. of applause.
SV Leva Fednov speaks: "The Red army is strong and at the head of our country we have our great leader, Stalin."
But victory will come sooner if all the people will do everything they can now to win it. Long live the friendship between Soviet and British boys and girls. Long live the friendship between our two countries." Nat. sd.of applause.
Children; Young Adults; Soviet Union; Great Britain
Background: 1,000 English schoolchildren entertain young Russians and send greeting to Red Army.