A look at political and social life in Europe and beyond during 1924.
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01:13:59 - Title - "Time to Remember Part Two. A Trip to Europe."
01:14:05 - M/S as boats sail along the river Thames, Wembley Stadium is visible in the background. L/S of people entering the Wembley exhibition. Various shots of exhibits - M/S of an aeroplane, M/S of a train set, M/S of men building motor cars while people stand around and watch. M/S of a huge locomotive. M/S of Queen's dolls house, a hand reaches in and picks up tiny cutlery. M/S of people in paddle boats on a lake.
01:14:42 - M/S of King George V in a train on a model railway, a little boy is put in front of him but gets out again immediately, M/S as the train rides away. M/S as it passes through a tunnel with the King and Queen Mary on it. M/S of electric railway 'that never stops' travelling up and down. M/S of fashionable young ladies getting onto the train, they wave at the camera.
01:15:19 - More features of the Wembley exhibition - M/S of a circus, an elephant sits on its hind legs and a man climbs up it. L/S as horses run around the small circus rings. L/S of three acrobats walking along high wires at different levels. L/S's of a chariot race. L/S of crowds of people outside the amusement park. M/S's of people playing on a game where they have to pop a balloon by turning a handle.
01:15:54 - A man walks through a tunnel, a woman follows him and has her skirt blown up by a blast of air, revealing stockings and suspenders, the same happens to several others. M/S of men and women sat on a big rotating circle on the floor, the idea is to stay on it as long as possible, everyone is thrown off in the end. Various shots of fairground rides, people sit in chairs and are gradually spun around and out to the side.
01:16:13 - M/S of King George V and Queen Mary in a carriage on their way to the State Opening of Parliament. L/S of the parade. M/S of men and women emerging from a building (10 Downing Street ?).
01:16:36 - Various shots of London buses and traffic. M/S of horses racing at Ascot, the King and Queen in the Royal Box, and crowds showing the latest fashions.
01:17:11 - M/S of two men in a taxi. L/S of taxis driving through Hyde Park for the first time.
01:17:27 - C/U of Ramsay MacDonald.
01:17:34 - L/S of French troops marching down the street in the Ruhr, M/S of officer saluting on balcony with troops down below.
01:17:45 - L/S of an Egyptian street, people walk about and a cart drives down.
01:17:50 - Exterior M/S as King Fuad of Egypt walks down some steps accompanied by two other men, they are all wearing Fezzes. He wants independence for the Sudan. C/U of King Fuad. Interior - C/U of Egyptian Prime Minister Zagloul (Zaghlul ?) Pasha. Various shots of people walking about in Sudan.
01:18:11 - M/S Lord Edmund Allenby walking down the steps from the Egyptian palace. M/S of troops in safari helmets patrolling outside the palace after assassination of Governor General. L/S high angled shot of Egyptian students demonstrating.
01:18:34 - L/S's of racing cars on a circuit. M/S of men working on a car. M/S as others give a car a push start as it speeds away around the course.
01:18:54 - L/S of aeroplane at Royal Air Force pageant turning upside down. L/S of aeroplanes dipping over exploding buildings.
01:19:12 - M/S of the R.33 airship tied to a mooring mast. M/S of a man climbing out onto the tower. M/S of the airship's dented nose after flying through heavy storms.
01:19:33 - M/S of a man climbing up a new German metal aeroplane, he slips down a bit. M/S of the aeroplane taxiing, it has 'Dornier' on the side.
01:19:52 - M/S of a car towing a small aeroplane along the road, its wings are folded over. M/S of aeroplane on airfield, a lady unfolds the wings. M/S of the aeroplane in the air.
01:20:23 - M/S of cattle (?) in the Himalayas. M/S of the base camp at foot of Mount Everest. M/S of the team of eight climbers posing for the camera, they include Andrew Irvine and George Leigh Mallory who died on the expedition. Various good shots of Mount Everest with snow blowing across, showing how bleak it is. [From Film ID 338.15]
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