• Short Summary

    National exhibition of children's art opens & Churchill's grandson names miniature engine.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "JUNIOR ACADEMY OPENS".

    Junior Academy opens at the Academy Hall, Oxford Street, London.

    Notice outside exhibition 'National Exhibition of Children's Art 1948'. People looking at art exhibits. Close up shot of small boy looking at catalogue, pan to picture of train. Close up shot, zoom in, picture of fish. Close up shot and pan with man in duffle coat looking at exhibits. Close up shot of a girl looking at picture of fish. Photographer taking picture of exhibits. Close up shot of painting of sailor with patch over one eye. Close up shot of picture of man hanging from gallows (zoom in). Close up, zoom out, painting of a cat. Man and boy looking at pictures. Man shaking hands with awarded young artist, 15 year old Synthia Pell of Somerset. Close up shot of awarded work - a picture of cornfield.

    Churchill grandson names miniature engine at New Romney, Kent.

    Julian Sandys, Winston Churchill's grandson, walks towards locomotive. Close up shot of Julian Sandys. Julian pulls cord and reveals name 'Winston Churchill' on engine. Close up shot of boy's mother, Churchill's daughter, Mrs Duncan Sandys. Mrs Duncan Sandys standing beside engine with son sitting in cabin with cap on. Close up shot of steam coming out of dome on engine. Close up shot of Julian sitting in cabin waiting to move off. Close up shot of hand pulling cord for whistle. Close up shot of the whistle blowing. Close up shot of small boy with hands up to his ears. Panning shot of engine moving away. Crowd watching. Train moving towards camera. Close up shot of engine wheel turning. Pan, pistons working. Close up shot of Julian in cabin. Travel shot alongside train. Close up shot, pan, boys smiling out of carriage windows. Julian smiling from cabin.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:00:00 / 01:18:42:00

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