• Short Summary

    Chuter Ede and high ranking policeman appeal to people to hand in all unlicensed weapons.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear - London & Various.

    Labour Home Secretary, Mr Chuter Ede, seated at his desk speaking into camera - natural sound. He urges the population to hand in any unlicensed firearms left from war. Several takes are seen.

    Unknown high ranking police officer seated at his desk with several revolvers in front of him talking into camera - natural sound. He shows one of the revolvers saying that it killed a schoolboy. He urges the people to hand their firearms to the nearest police station. Several takes are seen. Several close up shots of the revolvers on policeman's desk.

    Woman enters police station to hand in a revolver. Policeman takes the revolver and gives the woman receipt. More shots of the people arriving to police station with weapons. Several shots of men handling large amount of collected weapons - rifles, revolvers, machine-guns, etc. Various shots of the piled up weapons. Various shots of the men loading collected weapons into army truck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:58:00 / 01:16:08:00
    UN 1361 A

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