• Short Summary

    New Beaver Club provides every comfort for Canadians on leave.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Canadians Find 'Home' In Their Own Club

    ENGLAND: London: Westminster:
    EXT
    Gen. view pan across River Thames.
    Gen. view Houses of Parliament across river.

    GHOST SEQUENCE...depicting Canadian soldier superimposed over London buildings...see 'London, England' card.

    Back view Canadian into Beaver Club.
    CU notice 'Beaver Club'.
    Long view Capt.
    Swetman introducing Canadian soldier.
    CU Swetman.
    Top view pan Reading Room.
    CU Mrs. Massey pan to Mr. Massey.
    Top view soldiers in Canteen.
    Semi view Canadians eating.
    Long view soldiers playing Table Tennis.
    Back view Canadians playing darts.
    CU darts into board.
    Semi view soldier working Rowing machine.
    Long view soldiers in Barber's shop.
    Long view man in underpants waiting for trousers to be pressed.
    Top gen. view of dance in progress.
    Semi views (2) couple dancing.
    Long view man in pants still waiting for trousers.

    London:
    Gen. view pan across River Thames.
    Gen. view Houses of Parliament (tower in scaffolding) taken across river.
    Angle shot Bodicea Statue & Big Ben at 12 o'c...Canadian soldier walks past.

    Gen. view extr. of Buckingham Palace.

    Gen. view Victoria Memorial..thru' gates.

    Gen. view of Canadia House.

    Gen. view Cenotaph.

    Gen. view Whitehall..showing Admiralty etc.

    Gen. view Nelson's Column.

    Soldier entering Beaver club

    Canadian soldier walking smoking cigarette

    Beaver club:
    INT
    Soldiers sitting around table singing as others dance in foreground

    Woman sitting on piano singing with soldiers around

    Military - R&R; Great Britain; World War 2 (Second World War; WWII);
    Background: New Beaver Club provides every comfort for Canadians on leave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEVDQINY517Y5A481ZJYH6151R
    Media URN:
    VLVAEVDQINY517Y5A481ZJYH6151R
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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