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News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Winston Churchill of "Compulsion"

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
516A
Date Released
26 Apr 1939
Date submitted
24 Apr 1939
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Joseph Lyons’ Funeral
  2. 2News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Shakespeare Day at Stratford
  3. 3News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: The King’s Scouts at Windsor
  4. 4News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: M Gafencu in London
  5. 5News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Winston Churchill of "Compulsion"
  6. 6News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Conscription in Britain
  7. 7News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: The Chancellor and His Budget
  8. 8News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: The American Fleet Moves to Pacific
  9. 9News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Barbara Hutton
  10. 10News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Col. Lindbergh
  11. 11News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: The West Indians at Lord’s
  12. 12News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland: Two Thousand Guineas

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 12
Section Title
News & Sports Pageant of Movietone - Reviewed by Leslie Mitchell and Alan Howland
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Churchill of "Compulsion" Winston Churchill speaking on Recruiting. DESCRIPTION: He speaks about compulsory National Service. SHOTLIST: At the Mansion House, Mr Churchill (wearing spectacles) addresses a crowd of men and women and prophesies conscription:- "Military weakness in this country encourages potential enemies. Anyone can see that public opinion is growing in favour of compulsory National Service in all it’s forms and especially in the highest form. It is increasingly probable I judge by what I read in the papers and what I hear in every quarter. It is increasingly probable that we shall have compulsory National Service before long. Those who now come forward to join the territorial army and other fighting forces of the crown are discharging the highest duty of citizenship.
Keywords
Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Civil defence; Military
Footage sources
Great Britain
Card file number
36672
Credits:
Commentator
Alan Howland
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
58
Story extras:

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