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March of Time -- outtakes -- Chamberlain; Munich agreement with Hitler re. Czechoslovakia

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1142 | Film ID: 938

Chamberlain leaving Heston airport in the morning on September 29 for Munich to meet Hitler, Mussolini and Daladier. Chamberlain gets out of car, goes into air company's office. Shot of Sir Kingsley Wood, Lord Halifax and other officials at Heston airdrome saying goodbye to Chamberlain before flying to Munich. Chamberlain approaches plane, crowd, press, spectators. Chamberlain says "When I was a little boy, I was told if at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again. This is what I am doing. When I come back, I hope I may be able to say as Hotspur says in Henry IV: 'Out of the nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.'" Crowd watches plane take off. Shot of crowds waiting for plane with Chamberlain returning from Munich agreement. German Charge d'Affaires waiting for Chamberlain. 07:16:06 Chamberlain returns from signing Munich agreement. Plane lands, taxies along ground. Crowds & cameramen at Heston airport. Chamberlain steps out and addresses people at the microphone. Crowds. Chamberlain steps out of the plane, greeted by friends, officials. Leaves airport in car. More takes of Chamberlain getting stepping out of the plane and waving his hat. Shots of plane taxiing.

Film Title
England!
Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:10:04
Event Date
1938 September
Locale
England
Munich, Germany
Language
English
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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