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    Thirty Years of Gaumont - Sir Charles Batho congratulates Gaumont chairman Col. A.C. Bromhead

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    ENGLAND: London:

    SLATE INFORMATION: Sir Charles Batho congratulates Col A.C. Bromhead, the Chairman of the Gaumont Co.

    Sir Charles Batho, Mayor of London shakes hands with A.C. Bromhead, the Gaumont Chairman / Signing of official document

    INTERTITLE: 'The Flight of Time' ((title seen over clock with whirring hands):
    To commemorate the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Gaumont Company, Gaumont Graphic reviews the amazing changes and achievements during this era of progress. (title words seen over Gaumont flower logo)
    Old Ways - New Ways . Some quick contrasts (title words seen over clouds)

    Tall sail ship / Steamship / Horse and carriage through street / Steam car / Fire truck/ Aeroplane / Biplane takes off / Horse and carriage along / Motor vehicles /

    INTERTITLE: MODERN MAGIC: X-RAY MARVELS: Once 'hairbrained theories - now commonplace: X-RAY Marvels (title words seen over clouds)

    Woman's arm bending in front of camera / X-ray pictures of arm bending / X-Ray of hand / X-ray of foot in shoe

    INTERTITLE: The miracle of Broadcasting

    Radio mast / Large woman singing with man playing piano in background

    INTERTITLE: And now Mr Baird introduces TELEVISION!

    Early television machine, Logie Baird adjusts control / In round viewer, a ventriloquoist and dummy

    INTERTITLE: The emancipation of WOMAN: Through the years of amazing FASHION CHANGES to Health and Freedom: When 'bustle' didn't mean hustle (title words seen over clouds)

    Model in early Edwardian fashion wearing large blouse and hat / Model in Edwardian dress TILT UP

    Hand spins top on table

    Model in Edwardian bustle dress TILT UP

    INTERTITLE: Miss a few years (title words seen over clouds)

    Women in Edwardian outdoor fashion by pond with muffs and feathered hats

    INTERTITLE: Pre-war 'quality' -

    Woman and man walking wearing middle to upper class Edwardian clothes

    INTERTITLE: The years pass - so, gradually, does

    Woman in 1910s evening dress with fan / Women in 1920s clothes

    INTERTITLE: Still more recent yet she doesn't show a leg

    Model in 1910s clothes / Second model in 1910s dress

    INTERTITLE And - today

    1920s models in underwear and fading into 1920s dayclothes

    TILT UP beauty contest winner in swimsuit, sash reading 'Modern Venus 1928' / Women in contemporary short clothes, over the knee

    Close up of hand trying to light lighter unsuccessfully / Motorbikes on track / Hare racing, dogs let go from traps
    Background: Thirty Years of Gaumont - Sir Charles Batho congratulates Gaumont chairman Col. A.C. Bromhead

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    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
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