• Short Summary

    Fires in Kilburn and Sussex, a Police walking race, a clog dance in Michigan, the Royal Jubilee drive, Royal Tattoo rehearsals and a blessing for Alpine guides with the Duke of Bergamo

  • Description

    Kilburn, London. - Handcross Park, Sussex. - Barking and Southend, Essex.
    Holland, Michigan, United States of America (USA). - Aldgate, London.
    Aldershot, Hampshire. - Ballabio, Italy.

    News in a Nutshell titles: WS. Street with fireman hosing a fire in print works that raged for 5 hours and spread to three other big factories. WS. The remains of the roof of the factories with smoke pouring out and the spray from the fire hose. LS. Burnt out interior of the building. LS. Burnt out interior with collapsed ceiling and fireman silhouetted. WS. Fireman working hose inside the building. WS&WS Street with fire engine and firemen.

    LS. Country mansion in Handcross Park, Sussex with smoke pouring out. MS. Shattered windows with smoke billowing out above. MS. Pan along the roof line. MS. Smoke coming from the roof. MS. Roof. LS. Firemen having reached a balcony by ladder. CU. Shattered window daylight beyond where the roof had been. LS. Interior of house Fireman running up a burnt out staircase water pouring onto the floor. LS. Firemen working at roof level WS. Roof with smoke pouring out and Fireman on the roof. MS. blown out windows. MS. smoke billowing from the roof.

    Barking: WS The start of the 15th Annual Metropolitan Police walking championship. CU. Policeman directing the traffic. MS. No. 6 MS. No. 19 LS. No. 23. LS. No's 23 & 19 side by side. LS. No. 6 Followed by a cyclist. MS. Following a policeman's legs. LS. The eventual winner F. Rickards No. 23 with cyclists. LS. F. Rickards crossing the line the winner for the seventh time. WS. The winner on the shoulders of the crowd holding a pint of beer.

    Michigan: The descendants of Dutch settlers celebrate Tulip time with a clog dance WS. Women in traditional Dutch national costume with brooms wetting the main street in preparation LS. Low Angle Man with broom sweeping water onto the street. WS. Women in national costume sweeping the street. WS. Sweeping low angle showing the traditional wooden clogs. CU. Young girl in traditional head dress eating a lollipop. LS. Women performing a clog dance. CU. Clogs. WS. Young girls all dressed in traditional costume with a display of Tulips. CU. Young girl holding tulip. WS. Clog dance in progress.

    Aldgate: King George V and Queen Mary embark on the third of the Jubilee drives this time through East London. WS. Royal landau arriving at the town hall. LS. King and Queen chatting. MS. King George V and Queen Mary chatting with Teddie Knibbs. CU. Teddie Knibbs who has been paralysed with spinal injury for 25 years. LS. The King and Queen climbing back into the landau. WS. As the coach leaves the Town Hall with crowds in the background. WS. The London Hospital with crowds outside pan the Royal landau as it passes. LS. Nurses waving from the hospital. WS. Crowds filling the streets.

    Aldershot: LS. Welch (Welsh) Regimental band rehearsing. WS. Choir of the Welch (Welsh) regiment rehearsing a poem written by the Poet Laureate for the Tattoo pan from choir to the military band pan back to see the conductor.

    Ballabio: Pan down from Alpine mountain to the Village of Ballabio. MS. The Duke of Bergamo with crowds some men giving a Nazi salute WS. The Duke making his way through crowds followed by priests WS. Priests making their way through countryside with villagers following. WS. Crowds gathered for the blessing. MS. Officers on giving a Nazi salute. WS. Man watching from a ladder. WS. Crowd and banners. CU. Girl watching through a window. CU. Priest giving a blessing to the Alpine guides and climbers. LS. Pan over watching crowd. MS. The Duke of Bergamo presenting a medal to a young Fascist boy with another officer and two black shirts. CU. Young boy. MS. The Duke presenting the boy with a guide rope for ascending the Valsassina peak which makes him a fully fledged guide. LS. Pan across crowd.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:00:00 / 01:40:55:00

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