• 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

    Chamberlain to Meet Hitler, Mussolini & Daladier in Effort to Solve Problem. Leaves Third Visit.
    Heston:
    Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain through crowd / Sir & Lady Simon & Grandi / Hore-Belisha along / Grandi & Dr. Kordt / Chamberlain with Wood, Hailsham, Maugham, Belisha, Halifax, Elliot & Massey / Chamberlain speaks / Crowd around plane / Chamberlain waves & into plane / Plane taxiing away & pan plane taking off / Lockheed Electra British Airways Airliner - G-AFGN.

    Sound Effects.

    Chamberlain says that when he was a little boy he used to say 'Try, try again' and made quotation from Henry IV.

    London:
    General view communists parade / banner "Stand by the Czechs" / Top view procession and putting flag in front of Czech legation / crowd being held back by policeman in street.

    Downing Street:
    No. 10 / Ministers into. No. 10 including Hore-Belisha, de la Warr, Duff-Cooper, Inskip, Lord Halifax, Major Cohen, V.C. wheeled into No. 10, Marquis of Zetland with umbrella, Brown & Malcolm Macdonald and Sir Kingsley Wood / Zetland towards camera, Lord Hailsham leaving, Chamberlain leaving No. 10 poses and into car / Good General view crowd in Downing Street

    Daladier Returns Home.

    Croydon:
    Daladier & Bonnet leaving / Daladier & Bonnet talking / crowd around Air France Airliner / Bonnet & Daladier posing on plane / Airliner takes off / General Gamelin / Gamelin walking to plane / General Gamelin into plane

    War Preparations.

    London:
    PAN from Kensington A.R.P. poster to general view crowd / people into Public Library for fitting gasmasks including girl with baby / General view of queue

    Shepherds Bush:
    Two women carrying gas masks / General views trench, exterior and interior shots / Men digging trench outside building

    Pan from soldier & wife kissing goodbye to pram / coach leaving.

    Trenches Dug For A.R.P. Shelters.
    Acton:
    General views digging trenches at night in front of Lab

    Sailors preparing to leave

    Whitehall:
    General view crowd in Whitehall on pavement / Men bringing stretchers out in Whitehall and putting stretchers into lorry
    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:
    VLVADGUAGNHI0D20RRTUVYPVA6AIN
    Media URN:
    VLVADGUAGNHI0D20RRTUVYPVA6AIN
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1938
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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