• Short Summary

    A car crash kills the wife of the Austrian Chancellor, the third Test from Leeds, the viceroy arrives in Quetta, blasting rock at Niagra Falls and an Italian Fete in honour of St. Paul

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    Linz, Austria. - Headingly Cricket Ground, Leeds, Yorkshire. - Quetta, India.
    Heston, London - United States of America (USA) - Niagara Falls, Canada
    Nola, Fete
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    WS. the car of Austrian chancellor Herr Von Schuschnigg following an accident in which his wife and the car's driver were killed. CU. the front of the car and the tree which it hit. MS. damage to the front of the car. LS. the car seen from the driver's side. CU, showing the point of impact. LS. of the car. MS. the inside of the car showing the windscreen collapsed onto the steering wheel. MS pan from the front of the car to the steering wheel.

    Headingly Cricket Ground, Third Test England v South Africa: WS. Play in progress England batting on the last day of the Test. MS. Scoreboard. WS. the rain comes down WS. the covers being wheeled out. WS. both covers being pulled over the pitch. WS. South Africa batting - the test ends in draw.

    Quetta: Viceroy at Quetta: WS. Plane landing bringing the Viceroy of India Lord Willingdon arriving at Quetta to inspect the damage caused by an earthquake that destroyed the city. LS. People disembarking. WS. Officials walking away from the plane.

    Heston: Crash at Heston: the remains of an aircraft that crashed near Heston aerodrome. WS. of road with a lorry blocking it. The remains of the plane are just beyond it. WS. workmen clearing the damage away. LS. Workmen loading the wreckage onto the back of a lorry. WS. the lorry driving towards camera. WS. back view of the lorry as it drives away showing the planes remains.

    United States of America, Serious U.S. Floods: WS. flooding reaching up the steps to a house. MS. a sign 'room for tourists' where the supports are completely submerged by water. LS. travelling shot of houses damaged by flooding. WS. travelling of a car half submerged by the flood waters. MS. half submerged cars. MS. another car. LS. houses and abandoned cars. LS. a petrol station with water half way up the pumps. WS. a line of flooded cars. WS. Firemen up to their waists in water training a fire hose on a building that is in flames.

    Niagara Falls: WS. Niagara Falls pan to see crowds lining the rails. WS. a crane lowering a rock that has become loose. LS. a man inspecting a crack in the rocks alongside lake Niagara. WS. men preparing to blast away rock that has become loose. LS. men in oilskins. LS. a section of loose rock is blasted away throwing splinters up into the air. MS. another section is blasted away.

    Nola: Nola Fete: WS. a huge tower called a lillie which is part of the festivities in honour of St. Paul. MS. tilt up a tower there are scenes from the life of St. Paul cut in the sculpture. LS. one of the towers as it bounces past the camera. LS. a band playing on one of the towers. WS. showing the towers lined up.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:04:00 / 01:22:19:00

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