Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Title reads: "This Day - February 19th". Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Feb 1947 - King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth & Princess Margaret on HMS Vanguard on way to South Africa. Crossing The Line Ceremony.
Feb 1931 - Charlie Chaplin arrives by train in London and is greeted by large crowds.
Feb 1952 - Gracie Fields marries Boris Alperovici in Capri. Shots of Wedding ceremony.
Feb 1950 - Baby Polar Bear Brumas out to play with his mother Ivy. Brumas is weighed.
Feb 1952 - Liberian cargo ship Liberty on fire near Lands End. Firemen work on rescue.
Feb 1944 - Allied attack on Monte Cassino in Italy. Bombing & artillery destroy monastery.
Feb 1922 - Biplanes land on aircraft carrier. Launch of seaplanes Mercury and Maia (1938).
Ross and Keith Smith building plane. And crash. Various other 1920s flying experiments. VS of Pescara's helicopter and other stunting planes.
Feb 1928 - Speedway race between England and Australia.
Feb 1954 - Rodeo competition in Palm Springs, United States of America (USA).
1922 - Speedboats and 1925 German designed Rotor Ship near Forth Bridge.
VS of Boxers Jack Dempsey, Jimmy Wilde, Edward 'Kid', Lewis, George Carpentier, Battling Seki. VS of golf champion Abe Mitchell. MS of Tom Newman playing billiards. VS of tennis star Suzanne Lenglen. VS of women athletes. Dick Carr's Ladies Football team. MS Cricketer Muriel Maxted. Women's athletics.
CU man wearing Oxford Bags trousers. CU man with funny long beard.
VS of busy 1920s traffic.
Compilation of material from the Pathe Library - Paperwork gives details of sources. Made in 1956.