• Short Summary

    Attlee meets pensioners, Baby show from Poole, executions of Japanese war criminals.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "One Minute News".

    London. Mr and Mrs Attlee see old age pensioners at Stepney (Attlee's Constituency) as they start on a coach trip to the seaside at Margate.

    CU Clement Attlee shaking hands with pensioners while Mrs Attlee looks on. CU the pensioners boarding the charabanc. CU Mrs Attlee handing bags of sweets to the pensioners, both outside and inside the coach. CU Good head studies of old women. CU Mr. Attlee walking among the pensioners. NCU head shot of an old woman waving.

    Baby show at Poole, Dorset, the judge is Carroll Levis.

    MS a man holding two babies in his arms, panning to shot of perambulator. SCU Mass of babies seated on the ground, with a placard saying (Where is Mrs Sanger?) in the middle of them. CU a man shaking hands with babies in a pram. CU a nappy is pinned on. CU Various close ups of babies in prams, being held in peoples arms etc. CU Mrs Haynes, Poole's mayoress watching the show. CU Carrol Levis, radio personality, nursing a baby on his knee and amusing it with a rattle. CU Levis hands the baby over to a nurse and walks over to an attractive young girl, a new discovery and walks off with her.

    China. Japanese war criminals executed.

    MS LS General Yonemura, once the Wolf of Changshu, and General Shimota, the Tiger of Kiangyn. Japanese generals, being driven in an open truck through the streets of Shanghai. CU the two generals, each strapped to a back board. CU a soldier fires a pistol at the back of one of the generals' heads, he falls forward onto his face, dead. LS Police beating back hordes of angry Chinese, eager to trample the bodies of the executed criminals.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:38:00 / 01:50:39:00

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