• Short Summary

    At nerve centre of Churchill Memorial Appeal Fund in London.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Winston Appeal Opens".

    Winston Churchill Memorial Appeal Fund launched at English Speaking Union, Charles Street, London.

    Interior of office where girls are working dispatching leaflets. C/U leaflets and a miniature bust of Sir Winston being used as a paper weight. C/U woman on phone with Churchill poster on right. C/U another girl on phone, she is looking at graph. C/U leaflets as man comes into picture and picks them up. M/S girls putting leaflets into envelopes.

    M/S printing works where posters are being printed. M/S man piecing together giant poster. M/S man taking poster off machine. The man takes the posters over to bench. C/U man putting posters on bench, he walks out of picture to show another man counting posters. C/U posters being counted.

    Interior shot: piles of collection tins. M/S tins being packed. C/U ditto. M/S tins being stacked. M/S trolleys being wheeled towards camera stacked with collection tins. C/U bust of Sir Winston, zoom out to show it surrounded by leaflets.

    The money raised will create the Churchill Travelling Fellowships, for men and women to live for a time in other parts of the Commonwealth or the United States.

    Note: further information (press releases etc.) about appeal fund on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:46:00 / 01:45:01:00

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