• Short Summary

    Cairo motor racing Grand Prix, Foreign Ministers Meet in Moscow and floods threaten UK.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "One Minute News".

    Cairo Grand Prix motor race. King Farouk of Egypt, attends this classic race, in which all contestants are Italian.

    LS Sections of the crowd, with papers over their heads as protection against the sun. MS King Farouk standing on a dais before the start. MS Sections of the crowd, with papers over their heads. Various shots of the motor race. MS Cut in of Farouk chatting to a companion. MS of crowd. MS Farouk rises from his seat in excitement. MS the race. CU the winner arriving home. CU Farouk presenting the cup to Coitese, the winner.

    The Four Foreign Ministers conference begins in Moscow, Russia / Soviet Union.

    LS View of a corner of Moscow showing the Kremlin. MS the Kremlin. CU the flags of the four powers hanging on the wall outside the Kremlin. MS Vyacheslav Molotov and Andre Vyshinsky arriving. CU Molotov. CU Ernest Bevin. CU George Marshall, American Secretary of State chatting while Molotov looks on. CU Georges Bidault, and Molotov. CU Bidault, alone. LS the conference, with delegates sitting round the table.

    Intertitle reads: "Thousands Evacuated As Britain's Flood Peril Grows".

    Scenes taken at Clapton, London and in the Fens area. LS Pan of flooded fields with trees half submerged. MS a flooded street with water rising up the houses. MS Firemen rescuing inhabitants. CU a policeman and fireman punting a marooned family to safety. CU a sign post to Wisbeck with an AA (Automobile Association) sign fixed beneath it, warning of floods five miles ahead. LS Rough wooden jetties erected along a flooded street in the fens area. MS John Parsons interviewing 3 women who had to evacuate hurriedly. 2 carry babies in their arms. More shots of floods.

    Intertitle reads: "23 Killed in French Alps Plane Crash".

    23 people lost their lives in France when a Dakota bound for Paris from Nice crashed.

    LS Pan of dangerous Alpine Peaks.

    MS of wreckage on mountainside.

    Various shots Rescuers at work uncovering the wreckage which was smothered by driving snow. Some of them probe the snow with long poles.

    CU of wreckage.

    CU Uncovering a body.

    MS the body is pulled down the snow in a body bag.

    MS the wreckage of the plane on the mountain side.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:42:00 / 01:40:32:00

Comments (1)

  1. JohnB64 says

    In the motor racing section, the winner is Franco Cortese (not Coitese).
    The cars are all Cisitalia D46.

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