• Short Summary

    Zebra crossing opened - Liaquat Ali Khan buried - Boxers train for forthcoming fight.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News In Flashes".

    Hackney, London. Zebra crossings are displayed to aid road safety.

    SV Pan up from crossing to men working. SV Roadway being heated. SV "Line maker" being drawn across road. CU Plastic material poured in and line being drawn under machine. VS Children and parents around 'Talking beacon'. SV Man talks into mike and beacon answers. CU Kiddies looking and listening. CU Talking beacon. SV Car pulling up sharply. MV People crossing road by crossing.

    Intertitle reads: "Karachi". Pakistan. Funeral of Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan.

    GV Pan crowds filing past body of Ali Khan at his home. SV Pakistanis filing past. CU Pakistanis filing past, man wipes face. SV Ali Khan lying in state. SV Shrouded women standing before body. CU Towards aged people filing past. LV mourners filing past. SV Pan mournful people passing. SV Ali Khan lying in state. SV Towards and pan mourners walking past praying.

    Intertitle reads: "London". Boxers Tommy McGovern and Roy Ankarah (Nicknamed 'The Black Flash') in training.

    LV McGovern running towards camera stops and shadow boxes. CU McGovern shadow boxing.

    Intertitle reads: "Glasgow". Scotland.

    LV Ankarah running from roadway onto field and starts shadow boxing. CU Shadow boxing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:16:00 / 01:46:50:00

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