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Reel Number: 220624-20
Color: Black and White
Year / Date: 1941,1940s
Country: England,France,Germany,Russia,Syria,United Kingdom,USA,USSR
Location: Fort Benning, Georgia,London,Moscow,New York City,NYC,Seattle, Washington,Wilmington, Ohio
TC Begins: 00:37:17
TC Ends: 00:42:58
NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk Pre-WWII - 1941, Newsreel Stories: Diplomats Expelled; Naval Battle; Middle East; USSR Generals; Aircraft Plant; Scrap Drive; Army Invention Title: New York, N.Y. Axis Agents Taken Home. Si. Cars w/ expelled German & Italian consuls & families past reporters entering NYC dock building. MS families pose outside building, goodbye kisses. 00:37:40 USS West Point (AP-23) pulling out of harbor for Lisbon. Down Hudson river w/ Manhattan skyline behind. United Airlines Mainliner airplane w/ two men posing at top of steps; luggage unloaded. People leaving plane & welcomed in hanger. 00:38:04 Title: The Battle of Britain. Si. British amphibious biplane takes off from ship. Sailor signaling w/ hand held light to destroyer. Captain & crew at watch in hot climate convoy ships on horizon, one explodes. Naval pom-pom guns / autocannons silhouetted (not firing). 00:38:47 German men / survivors from sunken ship served food on deck. 00:39:04 Title: Syria. Si. British & Free French in Syria campaign w/ troops firing artillery from farm fields; LS soldiers moving forward; MCU military vehicles & equipment along rural road; tank past burning truck in city street. Sign: “Poste E Damas” on ?. British small tracked vehicles entering village & soldiers on trucks welcomed by locals. Syrian (?) troops on horseback. Gathering at large building for armistice. Pan over Damascus. 00:39:49 Title: London. Si. American Ambassador John Winant w/ reverend outside St. Paul’s Cathedral. MCU British (?) or American airmen arriving. Sir Archibald Sinclair, Air Secretary, unveils tablet in St Paul’s Cathedral in memory of William (Billy) Fiske III, Eagle flier who was killed in Action. 00:40:10 Title: London. Si. Military officers watch arrival of train carrying Russian military mission to discuss war plans. High Angle / HA. Soviet civilians & military officers walk past on platform, CU USSR VIP’s into cars & leaving thru crowd. 00:40:48 Title: Moscow. Si. Russian Commander Kliment Voroshilov presented w/ award by Mikhail Kalinin. MS 3 other generals, Semyon Budyonny steps forward, given medal. CU Semyon Timoshenko; MS receiving medal from Kalinin. Four officers wearing many medals pose. 00:41:20 Title: National Defense - Seattle, Wash. Si. Office of Personnel Management / OPM head Knudsen (taller of two) w/ ?? inspects Boeing aircraft plant on tour of northwest defense factories. Group walking thru aircraft factory. High angle planes partially constructed. 00:41:46 Wilmington, O. Si. Children & adults holding & waving pots & pans, turning in to Boy Scouts. Loading into truck & dumping by sign: “aluminum for defense.” Others throw into collection area. Boy scouts salute. Patriotic scrap metal drive. 00:42:14 Flash title: Ft. Benning, GA. Si. Army jeep backs onto canvas tarpaulin in river, soldiers of 4th Engineers fold up edges & attach to jeep. Hand pump out water; float across river & jeep drives off & up riverbank. Military demonstration, 1940s; Pre-WW2; Middle East Fighting; Battles; Civil Defense; NOTE: Will provide 00:37:17 - 00:47:06 (2 cards) at per reel rate if requested. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk
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