STK-ID 33898

Lights out in Europe: sequence on men moving furniture into trucks outside government building, men handing down books, boxes, papers in Whitehall, storing them in safe place. CU of Westminster bank, signs re finance on sand bag defences. Shot of headline "Stock Exchange Closes". CU of brokers on curb carrying on business. Shot of sign "World Shock Over German Pact". Shots of other signs re war. CU of Sir Neville Henderson walking up stairs, Lord Halifax walking into 10 Downing Street, Hore-Belisha doing likewise. Shots of signs re war. Shot of Polish ambassador Smigly Ridz leaving no 10. Shots of headline "Poles Will Fight For Danzig".


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