STK-ID 33672

Lights out in Europe: foggy shot of Tower Bridge in London from downstream, silhouette of ship in comparative foreground. Shot of another London bridge. Several shots of VIP's including Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, Lord Halifax, on street. Several shots of men building up sand bag defences around buildings, of several such defences as pedestrians pass by, of policeman masking street traffic lights. Shot of two persons sitting on park bench while barrage balloon rests on ground behind them. LSs of barrage balloon in London sky, buildings in foreground. TILT DOWN from "Downing Street" sign to policeman, cat on sidewalk, people lined up at no 10. Shot of Prime Minister Chamberlain leaving no 10, getting into car. Shots of cars driving past crowds on sidewalks, people walking with signs "Churchill", men buying newspaper. Shot of headlines, re imminent peril of war.


Excerpt from
War News
London (England)
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486