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WWII London Blitz

German aerial attacks of London during World War Two.

Yesterday's Big Story - The Battle of Britain

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362133_1_1
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London, England
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1940  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:28:30 - 00:30:55
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1710
036-037-03
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The Battle of Britain began on August 8th, 1940, when the German Air Force tried to drive the English to their knees with a rain of bombs. Within ten months more than 50,000 bombs fell on London alone, plus thousands of incendiaries. The British shook their fists in defiance, took all that the Nazis could dish out, and, despite 30,000 casualties Londoners had the unquenchable spirit that triumphed over evil and sent Hitler to defeat. (blitz) London, England British convoys being attacked by the Nazis in the Atlantic Ocean. MS - Big anti-aircraft guns firing at the Nazi planes. MS - Buildings that were blown apart and on fire as a result of Nazi bombings. CUS - British children. Ground up - The explosions and a direct hit on a in the back ground. Evening shot, medium - Military fire wardens fighting the fires with hoses. Aerial shot - London in flames. 1,500 hundred fires were started by German bombs. Morning shot - The aftermath of the bombing of London by the Germans. CUS - Fire marshals, and a fast profile shot of Sir Winston Churchill over-looking the damage done by the German bombings. MCUS - Buses and cars burnt out and twisted steel left over from the inferno. CUS - Sir Winston Churchill walking and overlooking the damage suffered from the German bombings. CUS - British citizens showing thumbs up and smiling their survival of the German bombings.

London Blitz

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Location:
504704_1_1
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London, England, Great Britain
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Timecode:
1940  (Actual Year)
B/W
01:11:23 - 01:12:04
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1487
HFR-SFL-35-050
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Master 1487 - Tape 1 Excellent aerial shots of London Blitz, night (German Luftwaffe Air Force bombs London, England): burning buildings, smoke, fire, ground explosions, etc.

FOCUS ON THE 1940s

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494898_1_5
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Various
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1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
00:04:41 - 00:05:15
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1402
N/A
The Battle of Britain & the Blitz. TLS Luftwaffe bombers taking off from airfield. Wide MS British anti-aircraft gun spinning turret. MS bombs being dropped (cam mounted on bottom of bomber). Montage of nighttime explosions, London. Montage London, post-Blitz: smoldering ruins, firefighters squelching flames, refuges passing through rubble, general devastation, coffin being lowered into grave. Audio of Churchill's "Finest Hour" speech (excerpted).
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DO NOT USE VOICE OVER.

Biography: Winston Churchill

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491430_1_15
Yes
Various
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1940  (Actual Year)
B/W
01:14:00 - 01:16:56
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1429
WPA 1737
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Battle of Britain. MS's of Brits looking to the skies, digging shelters, stacking sandbags in preparation for Hitler's blitz on London. Tight LS's of Luftwaffe taking off. CU of an air raid alarm switch being flipped, then MS's of Londoners going underground for shelter. MS's and CU's of people sleeping in subway systems. Great of the Battle of Britain & London Blitz: LS's of bombs dropping, Allied artillery retaliating, mass fires and destruction.
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Narration is not available for licensing.

Canned Corn (Reel 2) Events from 1940s

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528957_1_3
Yes
Various
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1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
01:27:36 - 01:28:12
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1202
WPA 830
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Newsreel of artillery tests on a moving tank. Newsreel of London Blitz, firefighters struggling to put out flames both night and day; MS firefighter moving mannequin from rubble of house; great MS man removing head from Adolf Hitler mannequin. FDR laughing.
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DO NOT USE still photos or illustration

USAF Story: The Air War Begins 1939-1941

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539843_1_3
No
Various
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1940  (Actual Year)
B/W
01:07:24 - 01:09:00
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1477
WPA 1634
N/A
The Battle of Britain / London Blitz. Map of England. LSs Luftwaffe taking off, in flight. MSs RAF pilots recreating in quarters, playing pool, chess, piano until air raid summons them to duty. MS/CUs RAF communications operators at work. LSs Spitfire & Hurricane fighters in flight, fending off Nazi air advance; two Nazi planes are hit, another crashes into the Channel. MS British soldiers on look-out for air raid. MSs London citizens sleeping, knitting, etc, in subway (london underground) during raid. MSs raid lights probing sky. LS/MSs anti-aircraft ack-ack guns firing at night. LS/MSs burning buildings, London

The Great Exploit

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540814_1_5
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Various
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1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
01:05:58 - 01:06:10
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SCR5039
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Montage of English people sifting through rubble of bombed out villages, cities (aftermath of London Blitz).

World War II: Prologue U.S.A.

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541163_1_13
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Various
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1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
08:43:34 - 08:44:18
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WPA 453
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London Blitz. Luftwaffe aircraft taking off, Heinkel He III bombers. Parliament buildings at dusk. British air raid sirens, search lights, anti-aircraft gun crews. German bombers, flashes in sky, silhouette St. Paul s, fires from incendiary bombs, firefighters, burning buildings in London. People sleeping in London Underground tube tunnel, moms and babies in shelter, group in shelter all looking up. British anti-aircraft artillery guns, day.
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Notes:
Do not use voiceover.

Beware Maoism

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Location:
542290_1_2
Yes
Various
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1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
01:50:29 - 01:51:29
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632
PREMIERE 3831
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Montage drawing parallels of the Third Reich's totalitarian state to that of Maoist China. Buildings collapsing during the London Blitz; shots of Nazi banners, hysterical German crowds, Nazi soldiers goose-stepping. Adolf Hitler leaning out train car to shake people's hands. Weeping people. Hitler looking over map in a war room. Nazi flags; low angle of Hitler saluting

Retrospect - Winston Churchill

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543389_1_10
Yes
United States
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1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
13:20:34 - 13:20:43
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231
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Sir Winston Churchill touring rubble and damage of the London Blitz.

Our Cities Must Fight

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Audio:
Location:
543903_1_6
Yes
United States and Europe
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Timecode:
1940  (Estimated Year)
B/W
13:13:23 - 13:13:35
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231
N/A
World War Two, London Blitz: GV building crumbling under smoky explosion. LS urban rubble shrouded in smoke. Night aerial of London in fire. Day GV destroyed building.