• Short Summary

    Secret papers regarding the Russian - German pact of 1940 are released.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Build-up story on the Russian - German pact of 1940.

    L/S State Department building in Washington. M/S reporters receiving copies of booklet. C/U book 'Nazi-Soviet relations'. C/U reporter on telephone, reading from book, pan to C/U woman reporter. C/U newspaper headlines of Hitler-Stalin pact. M/S headline which reads 'Voice of America tells world of Soviet - Nazi carve-up deals'. C/U documents captured from Germans. C/U Vyacheslav Molotov's and Joachim Von Ribbentrop's signature.

    C/U Joseph Stalin smiling. M/S Adolf Hitler orating. M/S German troops in cars followed by motorcyclists during the invasion of Poland. L/S motorised columns. M/S German tanks laden with troops. L/S UNO (United Nations Organisation) Conference. M/S Andrei Vyshinsky addressing UNO.

    L/S Molotov and Ernest Bevin shaking hands at Big 4 conference in London. C/U George Marshall seated at table. L/S Red Square, Moscow, packed with military formations. M/S Red Army units marching in Red Square. L/S Red Square showing motorised units parading. M/S Russian tanks in Red Square. Aerial view of motorised units, showing Square and Kremlin spires.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2210.06
    Media URN:
    64669
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    2K at TK One
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:45:00 / 01:14:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 1885 A

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