• Short Summary

    Jack Hobbs in a charity match, a pageant in Langley Park, Prams for Jubilee babies, blowing up the "Edgar Wallace", a stage coach rally, earthquake survivors in India and Pangbourne college

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    St. John's School, Leatherhead. - Langley Park, Slough. - Hornsey, London.
    River Humber, Hull. - Hyde Park, London. - Quetta, Pakistan (formerly of India)
    Pangbourne College, Berkshire.

    Famous County Cricketers turn out to help raise funds for a new sports Pavilion at St. John's School. LS. Pan a group of county cricketers taking the field. WS. Opening batsmen taking the field. WS. Spectators including many schoolboys lying on the grass. WS. Play in progress. LS. Jack Hobbs batting he turns the ball to leg side. LS. Hobbs turns the ball to leg side and runs. A fielder runs down towards camera in pursuit of the ball the batsmen have completed two runs. WS. Spectators. LS. Percy Fender signing autographs.

    Langley Park: Women in period costume seated around a tea table taking a break during a Pageant. LS. "Queen Elizabeth" taking tea with Gwen Lally the producer. WS. More member of the pageant taking tea LS. Women seated outside a period tent taking tea. LS. Women taking tea. WS. Table full of washing up surrounded by characters in costume. MS. Woman washing up. LS. Men in period costume. LS. Lady Cholmondley emerges from a caravan to empty a tea pot onto the grass.

    Hornsey: Women with babies born in Hornsey on Jubilee day are presented with prams by the Lord Mayor MS. Pan to see woman with baby shaking hands with the Lord mayor of Hornsey. LS. Woman hands baby to the Lord Mayor who puts the baby into a pram WS. mother holding their babies. MS. Lord Mayor getting hold of another baby.

    Hull: Explosive being loaded from dockside into a small boat. WS. Boat making its way out into the River Humber to the point where the "Edgar Wallace" sank a few weeks ago. WS. Boats sending down a depth charge. MS. Man detonating explosion. WS. Buoy and a depth charge going off. WS. Buoy and a depth charge sending up an amount of spray.

    Hyde Park: WS. Pan across stage coaches lined up. LS. The first stage coach sets off in the first summer meeting of the coaching club. LS. stage coach passes camera as it starts its run to Hurlingham. LS. Stage coach passing spectators. LS. Stage coach past camera.

    Quetta: A huge earthquake in British Baluchistan Northern India. Some 200 British airmen and civil officials and thousands of Indians were killed. WS. Countryside Quetta WS. Horse and cart. WS. People in the streets of Quetta following a huge earthquake. WS. Indians seated in the street working at sewing machines. WS. Ox and cart.

    Pangbourne College: WS. Founders day military display by the cadets of nautical college Pangbourne. CU. Vice Admiral Chetwode takes the salute during the march past. WS. Cadets performing physical drills. WS. Boys performing team games. LS. Spectators.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:47:00 / 01:19:39:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    "Women in period costume seated around a tea table taking a break during a Pageant." - the event was called the Pageant of England, and was held from 28th May to 11th June 1935.

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