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Lord Vansittart

Reel Number: 200550-02

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL and SD

Year / Date: 1944

Country: England,United Kingdom

Location: Denham,London

TC Begins: 08:08:30

TC Ends: 08:19:08

Duration: 00:10:38

Lord Vansittart - Former Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, now in retirement is interviewed on Germany. People, some in uniform browsing at bookstall outside Foyles. Young man looking at books written by Lord Vansittart, Lessons of my Life and Black Record, Germans past and Present. 08:09:45 Lord and Lady Vansittart strolling with dog in grounds of his estate at Denham Place. RV Couple enter stately home. Lord and Lady V. walking down stairs, ancestral paintings on walls. Lord and Lady in sitting room in front of fireplace, he reads, she knits. 08:12:31 Steve Laird, Time Inc. correspondent and George Slocombe, head of the Anglo American press club seated on sofa, Jaqueline Saix of Time Magazine taking notes and sipping sherry. Jan Jindritch, British war correspondent on the staff of News Chronicle listening to Lord V. Nr Siddall, Lord V’s campaign manager and Lady V. listening to Lord V speaking. 08:13:22 Sound from here. Steve Laird, Time Inc. asks question re Hitler and the German support he has. Lord V. says the war effort in Germany is continuing, says until it’s all over mankind will never know the only peace worth having, the peace you can take for granted. Question and answer repeated twice more, different angles.

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