Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Title reads: "This Day - April 29th". Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
April 1921 - Warriors' Day. Entertainers Vi Loraine, Bobby Hale and Leslie Henson perform a show to raise money for ex-servicemen.
April 1919 Various shots boxer Bombardier Billy Wells fighting and training.
April 1948 Australia v Worcestershire cricket match. Various shots of Don Bradman.
April 1920 Shots of the 'Petrol horse car' It is a fence leaping stunt car.
April 1927 Shots of of car which can get into car parking spaces sideways.
April 1926 Various shots of Benito Mussolini in Tripoli, Libya. His damaged nose shows that this was shot shortly after a failed assassination attempt.
April 1930 Shots of the Wedding of Mussolini's daughter to Count Galeazzo Ciano.
April 1933 PM Ramsay MacDonald and his daughter Ishbel visit American President Franklin D Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt in the White House, Washington DC, USA.
April 1933 Funeral of Romany Gypsy fortune teller Gypsy Rose Lee.
April 1941 Women arrive for the call up to join the forces.
April 1945 Joining of the American and Russia forces on the banks of the River Elbe.
April 1951 General Douglas MacArthur in tickertape parade in New York.
April 1948 Silver Wedding Celebrations for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother). VS of crowds outside Buckingham Palace. VS of parade and ceremony featuring the King and Queen and other Royals including Queen Mary, Princess Margaret, Princess Elizabeth, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Duke of Kent. VS of other guests including Clement Attlee, Herbert Morrison, Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine Churchill. Shots of parade returning to Palace. VS of Royal Family on balcony.
Compilation of material from the Pathe Library - Paperwork gives details of sources.Made in 1956.