Pathe looks back over various events of the previous year - 1961.
Full title reads: "Review of 1961".
Intertitle reads: "In face of threat to our very existence, sane humanity everywhere asserts that LIFE IS OUR RIGHT".
VS Yachts in Sydney Harbour, Australia at the start of the Sydney to Hobart, Tasmania Yacht race. GV Lifeguards parade on beach for the Annual Surf Carnival. VS of surf boat competition. GV York Minster. GV Interior the Duke and Duchess of Kent after their wedding ceremony. GV The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. VS of people at the Berlin Wall. GV H bomb is exploded and the Nuclear Mushroom cloud starts to form. SV Interior Nikita Khrushchev and Mao Tse Tung seated at desk signing documents. GV Trafalgar Square packed with Ban the Bomb demonstrators, including John Osborne, Shelagh Delaney Vanessa Redgrave. GV United Nations Building in New York, United States of America. CU Dag Hammarskjold. AV The Northern Rhodesian jungle. GV Strikers and police battling in a Brussels Street. GV Crowds and barricades in Algiers Street. GV tanks moving by the General Assembly in Paris, France. GV Honeymooners dancing in a Jersey Hotel and then going to bed - early! GV The gardens of King Hussein's palace in Jordan. SV. King Hussein and Toni Gardner walking in the gardens. GV Crowds outside Camberwell registry office for wedding of old couple.
GV Monaco Grand Prix - won by Stirling Moss. GV TT Sports cars race at Goodwood - won by Stirling Moss. GV Large crash in Indianapolis. '500'. GV Psidium wins the Derby. VS Gordon Pirie runs at White City. GV The Pavilion at Lords - Second test match in progress Freddie Truman batting. Davidson runs up and bowls and the ball flattens Truman's off Stump to close the England innings in the Ashes. SV Queen Elizabeth II being introduced to Richie Benaud, the Australian Captain. CU Benaud introduces the Queen to Neil Harvey. VS Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) beat Leicester City in the FA Cup in Wembley.
GV Sierra Leone. GV Independence Day features Duke of Kent and Sir Milton Margai. VS of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on tour of India. VS of meeting of Commonwealth Premiers at Lancaster House, London - Duncan Sandys with the Premier of Malaya, Dr. Verwoerd talking to the Nigerian Premier. VS Republic of South Africa proclaimed. VS Inauguration Ceremony of President John Kennedy in Washington DC, United States of America (USA). VS of Yuri Gagarin's visits to London. VS of Commander Alan Shepherd's flight into space. VS Parade in Red Square, Moscow on May Day - Nikita Khrushchev and Gagarin watching. GV Mass Grave of the schoolboys from Croydon who were killed in Stavanger Aircrash. VS of cable car accident in Chamonix. VS Avalanche in Salzburg Alps. VS Building workers marching through streets in tea break strike. VS Teachers on strike march. VS of American man testing out home made boat. VS National Rock 'N' Roll championships in Lyceum. VS of birth of Viscount Linley to Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon. GV Massed crowds at Croke Park, Dublin, Eire there for the Patrician congress a Pavilion is set up in the middle of the Stadium. SV Interior of the Pavilion where a representative of the Pope is giving his blessing to other church dignitaries. GV People in stands sitting down across over the crowded stadium. VS of air show at Farnborough.
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