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    Retrospective of news stories of the year 1962.

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    Titles read: "REVIEW OF 1962".

    Retrospective of highlights and events of 1962 (library compilation story).

    Various shots of Hunter and Lightning aircraft in formation fly past at Farnborough (Air Show?). VC 10 aeroplane taxis on tarmac then seen in flight. At the Motor Show in London we see various shots of the latest cars, including Triumph Spitfire, Lagonda Rapide and Cortina. Exterior shot of Ford Motor Works, Dagenham. Interior shots show production lines at standstill.

    Nurses rally in Trafalgar Square; crowds of nurses carrying banners protesting against low wages. Steam trains at standstill in sidings during one day rail strike. Underground trains at standstill. Notice reading 'Strike Car Park' then general view of packed car park. Tracking shot of man riding along on chauffeur driven tandem.

    The Duke of Edinburgh and Prince Charles get into a plane; Charles is on way to his new school - Gordonstoun. Exterior of school. Philip and Charles stand outside. L/S of Mosley banners at a rally in Trafalgar Square. Oswald Mosley walks through crowd; he is attacked and thrown down. Free for all breaks out between police, Mosley supporters and crowd. Mosley recovers and walks along surrounded by supporters. Crowd breaks through police cordon and attack supporters and pull down banners.

    Kingston, Jamaica. Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon are greeted by Sir Alexander Bustamante. In Uganda crowds line streets for Independence celebrations. Duke and Duchess of Kent arrive and are greeted by the Kabaka of Buganda then introduced to officials as crowds look on.

    Various shots of very high seas somewhere in Britain. Giant waves break over a promenade. Wrecked houses and cars in Hong Kong caused by tornado.

    Shots of Baby Bulu and the orang-utan's mother. Mother brushes herself with scrubbing brush with baby on her lap. Very cute. Various shots of teenagers twisting in a youth club. Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon walk onto the stage at the 59 Club; Club members look on. The Princess talks to Cliff Richard and his mother. Students Rag in progress at Richmond as students throw flour bags around.

    Rocket on launching pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Colonel John Glenn. Commander Walter Schirra is helped into space suit. Schirra lies in capsule ready for blast off. Rocket takes off and soars into sky. Various shots of John Wimpenny pedalling his manpowered aeroplane. Tracking shot as the plane just manages to leave the ground. Aerial shot of Hovercraft going across water. Passengers inside the Hovercraft.

    Top shot Coventry Cathedral. Inside we see the congregation, including Queen Elizabeth II assembled for ceremony of consecration. General view of the tapestry showing Christ hanging in the Cathedral. Princess Margaret also seen in congregation. General view of Edinburgh. Pipe band marching down Princess Street at start of the Festival. King Olav of Norway is greeted at station by the Queen and Prince Philip while crowds look on.

    General view of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. German guards patrol the dividing wall (Berlin Wall) and watch the section where tear gas bombs have been exploded in the Eastern sector. One of the boys who was shot trying to escape over the wall is lifted by East German guard and carried away. Elevated of view of Bradford. Queues outside centres for vaccination against smallpox. Interior shots of people being vaccinated.

    Crash car specialist shuts door of his car. The car comes towards camera at speed and hits a stationary car (this to demonstrate need for safety belts). Donald Campbell and wife Tonia watch the demonstration. The crash man gets out of the car unhurt.

    Stirling Moss sits in car before the start of the race at Goodwood in which he crashed. Shots during the race. Group of helpers around Moss's crashed car; Moss is carried away on stretcher. Shots of the wrecked car. Graham Hill drives into pits after winning race. Donald Campbell is kissed by his wife as he gets into Bluebird. Press photographers. Pan as Campbell drives round racetrack in Bluebird.

    General view of the home of President de Valera in Eire. Former US President Eisenhower talks with Valera and Sean O'Kelly. General view of harbour at Goa, India, showing sunken vessel. Indian soldiers marching in Goa. Indian crowds demonstrating; crowds carry banner reading 'Nation Is Behind Nehru'. Territorial Army march through Delhi. Air to air shot of American Air Force bomber flying over Cuba. Technician operates aerial camera. C/U of still photo of missile emplacements on Cuba. Aerial view of Russian ships being watched by US Navy planes. Aerial view panning along Russian ship missiles under cover on the deck. C/U President Kennedy sitting at his desk.

    General view of Middlesex Hospital, London. Sir Winston Churchill is carried on wheelchair from the hospital to an ambulance after operation on broken thigh. Duke of Edinburgh's aircraft takes off from Caracas. Duke of Edinburgh at controls. Aerial view of Caracus, South America. Duke looks out of the window. Aerial view of Bogota. Duke drives past in open car waving to crowd.

    Various shots of the Commonwealth Games at Perth, Australia. Dorothy Hyman wins the 220 yards Women's Final. Linda Ludgrove on dais with her gold medal after winning the 110 Yards Women's Backstroke Final. Anita Lonsborough in the water after winning the 110 yards Breaststroke final. Linda Ludgrove shows her collection of gold medals to her school companions.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:13:00 / 01:45:38:00

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