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    Material related to newsreel story "Two Freedoms For Churchill" - 51/67.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Two Freedoms For Churchill" - 51/67.

    Material for Newsreel story - extra shots.

    Dover, Kent

    GV Street scene - Dover. LS Dover Beach (Elevated shot). MS Dover guns firing salute by 1st Battalion North Border Regiment. (6 shots). MS Winston Churchill getting out of car and being greeted by the Mayor of Dover (Alderman Fish), Christopher Soames is with them. LS The Platform in Dover Town Hall. MS Mr Churchill sitting on platform. LS Mr Churchill signing document. MS Mr Churchill receiving and opening casket and unrolling document. MS Mr Churchill speaking. (no sound). LS Mr Churchill speaking."....all of a sudden out of the blue, five or six thousand Germans from Calais or somewhere else, would pounce down in a tip and run raid, and seize the castle and destroy the guns that were mounted here and how foolish we would have looked if it had happened, it would have been worse than the 'Scharnhorst' and the 'Gniesenau' getting through the straights, which you no doubt remember, yes we took great pains about that because I was very anxious, and...." MS Mr Churchill sitting down after his speech. MS Mr Churchill inspecting the Royal Marines.


    Followed by Copy of Newsreel story. Followed by Natural Sound material from various parts of the story.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:36:00 / 01:52:07:00
    51/67 E (Selected Originals)

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