Prime Minister Churchill visits Bristol England during the Blitz in 1941
Bristol England Date:1941, April 14 Duration:1 min 49 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Crowds cheer Prime Minister Winston churchill during his visit to Bristol, England, during the Blitz. He is greeted by Nurses and staff in the courtyard of a hospital. Accompanied by Lord Mayor of Bristol, Alderman Thomas Underwood, he inspects a contingent of Home Guard. Churchill removes his hat and waves it. He then walks rapidly across a square followed by his entourage. The lord Mayor points out a set of three photographs held by a man. (These are not distinguishable). Churchill's daughter Sarah and her mother, Lady Churchill, are right behind him. Closeup of American Ambassador to the Court of St. James, John Gilbert Winant, who is part of the Prime Minister's party. Citizens wave as Churchill and the Lord Mayor sit high in the back of an open car driving along the street. Bomb damaged buildings in background. Closeup from moving car of enthusiastic young women cheering the Prime Minister. Churchill walking down a city street surrounded by crowds, holds his hat high above, balancing it on his walking stick. View from car approaching women in middle of the street, waving British flags. Churchill, surrounded by well-wishers, walking rapidly along a sidewalk with cigar in his mouth. He removes his hat and waves it. Many spectators waving (most are women). One shakes his hand as he speeds past her. Workers standing near scaffolding, set up to repair a building, pause to wave at the Prime Minister. Churchill with cigar in mouth and hat raised, is caught in a crush of well-wishers,
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