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.
01:18:37 LS of totaliser / tote board at horse racing track. VS of crowds of well dressed people at Ascot, Berkshire enjoying the racing. Lots of men and women in hats. Shots of the racing. LS of King George V and Queen Mary in Royal Box.
01:19:16 Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII. Duke of Windsor) in Wales meeting out of work miners. Ext of Barncluith Unemployed Social Club.
01:19:28 Mothers and babies at health clinic. Babies are checked by nurses.
01:19:44 Locked gates of the John Brown shipyard in Clydebank, Scotland. Cranes stand still above the hull of Cunarder 534 - Later to be finished as the Queen Mary.
01:20:08 Wake behind ship. Shots of cruise liner at sea. Good shots of people on deck enjoying cruise. Woman dives into shipboard swimming pool. People enjoy pillow fights over pool. Various deck games. People sitting on deck chairs. MS of barman pouring cocktails. People enjoying drinks in ship's bar.
01:21:05 VS of illuminated signs in London's Piccadilly Circus. People file into foyer of theatre. Shots of theatre audience watching dancing girls on stage. Backstage scenes. MS of dancing girls wearing fig leaf style costumes while kicking their feet. Audience shot. Acrobats perform. Dancing girls change costumes side of stage. Actors including Francis Day perform. Beatrice Lillie and Lupino Lane on stage as Napoleon and Josephine. Shots of Sir Gerald Du Maurier acting with Benita Hulme - they kiss. Scene from play - 'While Parents Sleep'. Actress wears a Swastika on her cardigan. A young Jack Hawkins is among the cast.
01:24:24 Speedway scenes from Wembley Stadium, London. MS boxing match. Elephants perform in a Circus ring.
01:24:45 Large ballroom full of people dancing.
01:24:57 CU illuminated sign 'News Theatre' Newsreel scenes on screen of Ramsay MacDonald meeting Benito Mussolini (Il Duce). LS of people sitting in cinema audience.
01:25:14 Nazi officer Hermann Goering in hunting dress shows his colleagues a line of deer he has shot on a hunting trip.
01:25:37 Comic makes jokes. Ms of Illuminated lights in London's Piccadilly Circus. CU man playing bugle. People in evening dress come down stairs. Shots of upper class people enjoying meal in restaurant.
01:26:21 Sun sets over cruise liner ship at sea. Silhouette of couple kissing in sunset. Shot of sea.
01:26:34 End titles and credits. Written and Produced by Peter Baylis. Associate Producer - Lionel Hoare. Film research from the Associated British-Pathe Library - Harry Wynder and Charles Chart. Recorded by George Newberry. Executive Producer - Terry Ashwood. Ends: 01:27:18
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