Good documentary about the world in the early 1930s.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
01:05:53 Ext. pan down building to show Underground sign in London. Tracking shot along women working in International Telephone Exchange. LS of radio mast.
01:06:06 Various shots of the George Bennie Railplane. It appears to be a suspended monorail system with the carriage driven by a propellor at either end. Very futuristic.
01:06:28 Shots of Heylandt rocket propelled car from Germany. Science scenes - lots of sparks of static electricity flying from pole. Shots of large telescope being moved (observatory dome is not finished. Shots of car with electrical operated sun roof. Shots of automatically opening door.
01:07:45 Factory scenes. Large presses. Shots of radio wireless sets being built. Shots of large numbers of motor cars driving along roads. Shots of houses built in modern architectural style (Very Le Corbusier).
01:08:33 Large group of people riding bicycles through country lanes. Middle class people have picnic by car. Hikers have drinks in field. Young girls learn spinning and weaving. Crowd watch men doing folk / Morris Dancing.
01:09:42 Four young women in swimwear ride along river in small boat. Good shots of group of attractive young women - Voiceover talks about increasing sale of Cosmetics. Fashion models / mannequins show off new designs.
01:11:01 Girls working on factory production line. Good scenes. Women working petrol pump in garage. Car drives off.
01:11:36 Young woman cleans part of her biplane. Woman starts plane engine. Various shots of women pilots and fliers. Shots of woman water skiing. Woman jockey. Women rowing. Women riding motorcycles on uphill climb.
01:12:38 Shots of group of women setting out with ladders to paint windows of building. Woman hauled up large chimney on pulley system. LS of women working high up at the top of chimney. LS they then perform a Charleston dance on the top of the chimney. (see EP 230)
01:13:28 Titles - "Time To Remember - End of Part One".
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