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March of Time -- outtakes -- London, England: Military, political leaders, Downing Street

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0979 | Film ID: 915

805 D 11:51:00 May 1940. British Army mililtary officers enter War Office between Trafalgar Square and Westminister. Dutch officers getting out of car, entering building, talking on steps. Major General Beith (Ian Hay), Director of Public Relations at the War Office, meets with Richard de Rochemont and Maurice Lancaster (mute).

805 E 11:54:17 June 1940. Scenes at No.10 Downing Street, as military and political leaders arrive and depart by car and taxi. Among them, a rear view of Anthony Eden going into No.10. Also shown are Alfred Duff-Cooper, Brendon Bracken, C.R. Atlee, Sir Dudley Pound, Sir John Dill, Viscount Caldecott, Arthur Greenwood, A.V. Alexander.

805 G 11:57:26 February and March 1940. Departure at airfield, among those seeing off Mr. Sumner Welles is Joseph P. Kennedy. (while Kennedy was U.S. Ambassador to Britain). Close view of Kennedy grinning.

805 H 11:58:29 July 1940. Ernest Bevin in his office, signing papers, on the phone, with his secretaries, etc.

Event Date
February-July 1940
London, England
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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