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WWII - 1940, England: London Government Scenes

Reel Number: 220439-07

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1940,1940s

Country: England,Netherlands,United Kingdom,USA

Location: Downing Street,London War Department

TC Begins: 06:43:40

TC Ends: 06:57:34

Duration: 00:13:54

NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk WWII - 1940, England: London Government Scenes Dutch Military Officers & VIPs out of cars & into War Office building. General Sir John Dill, Vice Chief of the General Imperial Staff, enters war office. Various army officer entering & leaving war office. Exterior war office with army officers talking on steps. 06:44:59 Int. office: Major General Beith (Ian Hay), Director of Public Relations, at War office w/ Mr Richard de Rochemont & Mr Maurice Lancaster. 06:46:59 Jun40. Ext. No 10 Downing Street. Ministers & VIPs come & go. The Rt. Hon Alfred Duff Cooper, Minister of Information, & Rt. Hon. Brendon Bracken, Parliamentary Private Secretary to PM. Two women enter. Officer carrying map enters. High ranking police officers walk down Downing Street, salute policeman on door. More comings and goings. NOTE: Information taken from cards, some are rear views & unidentifiable but should include Attlee, Anthony Eden, Sir Dudley Pound, Duff-Cooper, Sir John Dill & Viscount Caldecote (formerly Sir Thomas Inskip). Shots of official cars w/ Downing Street sign. Rt. Hon Arthur Greenwood smoking cigar. Visc. Caldecote, Rt Hon. A.V. Alexander and Admiral Sir Dudley Pound. Shot of door of No 10 taken through archway. 06:50:09 Feb/Mar40 General Ironsides inspects British troops on parade ground at his departure. Military band - General addressing soldiers. Troops march off parade ground. General inspects women. Into car & away. Bugler. 06:52:58 Interior - General with other officers. 06:53:24 Mar40 Sumner Welles & Joseph Kennedy out of building at airfield. Ambassador Kennedy shaking hands w/ unid. men. Boarding RAF plane. 06:54:27 Jul40 Rt. Honourable Ernest Bevin, Minister of Labour & National Service in his office sorting papers. Aides bring in papers for signature. Bevin on telephone. Bevin dictating to secretary. Opens dispatch box. WW2; England Politicians & Events; 1940s; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate. NOTE: FOR ORDERING See: www.footagefarm.co.uk or contact us at: Info@Footagefarm.co.uk

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