Item Details

Winston Churchill [electronic resource]: From the WPA Film Library Speeches Collection

WPA Film Library
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Let us...brace ourselves to our duties and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will say, 'This was their finest hour.' -Winston Churchill Items in this compilation include, * Churchill's speech given at Guildhall, London, on 2/23/40 at a luncheon held in honor of the crews of the Exeter and the Ajax after their victory during the battle of the River Plate * His "Their Finest Hour" address, given before the House of Commons on 6/18/40 * His "The Few" address, given before the House of Commons on 8/20/40 * A speech to the Allied delegates at St. James's Palace given on 6/12/41 * An address to the U.S. Congress given on 12/26/41 * An address made to the Canadian Parliament on 12/30/41 * A speech delivered in Moscow during 10/42 * His "The End of the Beginning" speech, given at Mansion House on 11/10/42 * His "This Is Your Victory" speech, given on 5/8/45 at the Ministry of Health in London *And more.
Release Date
1990
Run Time
30 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 and up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 28, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
WPA Film Library Speeches Collection
Contents
  • Intro: The Speeches of Winston Churchill (0:27)
  • The First Ten Weeks of War (1:27)
  • Their Finest Hour (4:41)
  • Some Chicken, Some Neck (0:30)
  • St. James Palace Speech (0:26)
  • The Battle of Britain (2:41)
  • The Hard, Cold, Vindictive Truth (0:44)
  • The Navy is Here (0:19)
  • The End of the Beginning (0:45)
  • Address to the U.S. Congress (1:20)
  • Churchill Stops and Buys One (2:19)
  • Whatever Our Suffering (0:19)
  • This is Your Victory (0:30)
  • The English Speaking Peoples (0:40)
  • A United Europe (0:42)
  • Sinews of Peace (5:16)
  • Steel, Not Gold (1:43)
  • This Superb Honor (0:36)
  • World Mourns Churchill (2:38)
  • Credits: Speeches of Winston Churchill (0:23)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c1990.
Publisher no.
47798 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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