• Short Summary

    Victor Gollancz gets award, Atty Persse leaves a painting to Queen, Pope blesses paraplegics.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in Flashes.

    Various locations.

    Frankfurt, Germany. Various shots of people looking at exhibits during International Book Exhibition. C/U photograph of British Publisher Victor Gollancz, camera zooms out to show other photographs of Gollancz. Various interior of Paul's Church where Federal German President Dr. Lubke is dedicating the award to Gollancz of the German Publishing Trade's Peace Prize. M/S Dr. Lubke speaking. C/U ex-President Dr. Heuss in audience. Various shots as prize is presented, M/S Gollancz receiving it.

    Intertitle - 'Lambourn' Berkshire. Horse trainer Atty Persse leaves painting "The Tetrarch" to Queen Elizabeth II in his will. Library footage showing horses in training walking past camera at the stable where Atty Persse trained up until 1954. C/U Atty Persse watching. M/S horse being led in front of camera, pan over to Persse. C/U initials "H.S.P" on the saddle blanket. M/S Persse patting the horse. C/U pan from plaques bearing horses' heads to a painting of "The Tetrarch" known as the 'spotted wonder' which Persse is looking at. C/U Persse, pan to the oil painting of "The Tetrarch". M/S Persse looking at the painting.

    Intertitle - 'Rome' Italy. Pope John XXIII (Cardinal Roncalli) blesses competitors in the Paralympic Games. Various shots in the Vatican's Damascus yard where 350 paraplegic people from 22 nations have come for a blessing from the Pope. Various shots of the men and women gathered in the yard. L/S Pope on balcony giving blessing. Various shots of the people below. L/S Pope giving blessing. M/S men and women applauding.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:55:00 / 01:18:29:00

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