• Short Summary

    Society Wedding - Bridge Building on the Thames - Baby bears in London Zoo.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "It Happened In London".

    Intertitle reads: "Westminster".

    St. Margaret's Church , Westminster. Society Wedding.

    LV St. Margaret's, Westminster, pan to cars. MV Bride, Miss Jane Findley, arriving at St. Margaret's for wedding. SV Bride walking into church. MV Crowd. CU Sharman Douglas, daughter of American Ambassador, leaving church. MV Bride with groom, Earl of Westmoreland, leaving church. CU Pan, bride and groom leaving church. MV Guests leaving church. MV Bridesmaid running from church.

    Intertitle reads: "Lambeth". A Bailey Bridge for the Festival of Britain collapses into the Thames.

    South Bank, London.

    Various shots of soldiers building Bailey Bridge across Thames. MV Soldiers having rest on riverside. CU Sergeant pointing upwards. MV. Pan from bridge to broken portion in water. CU Bridge in water. MV Bridge in position showing Hungerford Bridge alongside.

    Intertitle reads: "The Zoo".

    CU Twin bears, Jack and Daphne, pacing impatiently outside door. MV Pressmen pan to bears being fed by keeper Smith. CU Smith feeding bears with treacle. CU Bears taking it in turn to lick spoon. SV Nearest bear making grab for treacle pot. CU Bear's nose in treacle pot. MV Crowd looking over top. CU. Bear running away with spoon. MV. Bears racing round pit. SV. Pressmen. MV Bears racing round pit and chasing birds. CU Bear licking paws. MV One bear in pool. Other falls backward into pool.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:03:00 / 01:05:30:00

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