• Short Summary

    Pre-Wedding pictures of Elizabeth and Philip, Royal Baptism in Holland and emigrants leave UK.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People Who Make The News".

    Exterior views of Buckingham Palace, London. MS Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), Philip Mountbatten (Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh), the Queen (later Queen Mother), King George VI and Princess Margaret in a posed group.(Both men in Naval uniform) MS Elizabeth and Philip. CU Princess Margaret head and shoulders. CU Philip, head and shoulders. CU Elizabeth, head and shoulders. CU the King and Queen, head and shoulders. CU Elizabeth, Philip and Margaret in an informal linked arms shot.

    NCU Ken Gordon operating camera.

    LS the congregation in Utrecht Cathedral, Holland. CU Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands. CU Princess Juliana, the baby and Prince Bernhard, singing a hymn. CU the baby patting her father's hand. VS of congregation. MS Juliana and Bernhard (he holds up baby) stand as the priest speaks. CU of Church Organ pipes. CU the priest baptises the baby who cries as water is placed on it's forehead. Mary Churchill watches in B/G. VS of congregation. MS Princess Irene steals across to the baby and wipes the water from it's forehead. More shots of organ. MS the royal parents leaving the Cathedral.

    CU Jack McConville - Pathe Cameraman at work.

    Tilbury Docks. Emigrants leave for Australia.

    CU 3/4 view of SS Ormonde. CU the union jack flying at the prow panning to the name on the side of the ship. MS People embarking, many of them children. MS People embarking, many of them children. CU Four emigrants, in turn, give their reasons for emigration.(nat sound).

    CU John Rudkin Pathe Cameraman at work.

    Collecting coal from the River Weser, Near Bremerhaven, Germany.

    LS the dredging ship in Bremen harbour. MS CU Various shots of the pumps and pipes which drain the water from the river. MS LS CU Bremen citizens, men and women and children groping for coal in the muddy water that is disgorged by the pipes in the city.

    CU Sgt Bill Jordan - Pathe Cameraman at work.

    Eric Barker and Merry Go Round team at Radiolympia.

    LS the Gang arriving, piled onto an ancient car, which pulls up with a jolt and nearly throws them out. MS Eric Barker being greeted by Rickard Kibby. Barker clowning (nat sound). MS Barker introducing Commander High Price. MS Barker introduces other members of the team. CU Herr Crow. Barker does some addition on his bald head. MS Lord Waterlogged and Leslie Bridgemont. MS Barker is kissed by his secretary.

    N.B. Names of Pathe Cameramen may be confused.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:05:00 / 01:21:13:00

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