• Short Summary

    Events of 1919 - celebrations of Armistice and negotiations at Versailles.

  • Description

    Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.

    Reel 2.

    01:08:34 Street scenes in New York, United States of America. All the buses and trams are very overcrowded, they are in the midst of a transport strike. The streets are very crowded, people are climbing onto trams as they are moving. C/U people climbing up the outside of tram to get in. People sitting on top of tram.

    01:09:13 American troopship in New York harbour, United States. Biplanes fly overhead as the ship, guided by tugs comes into port. The Statue of Liberty is visible in the background. Aerial shot of American destroyers lined up in water for storage. Various shots of the mothballed ships.

    01:10:02 Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor). BV Prince standing up in open car. High angle view of car in parade along street. Royal tour of USA. Prince of Wales, in uniform, walks down steps out of building. C/U Prince with other men.

    01:10:25 Large biplane revving engines. Plane just after take off. C/U Ross and Keith Smith in flying hats and goggles. C/U a man named Hawker, whose plane was brought down in the Atlantic. Handley-Page bomber (Paperwork calls it a Vickers-Vimy, this is more likely) crashed near Clifden, Ireland. It is guarded by troops. Two shot of Captain John Alcock and Lt. Arthur Whitten Brown, seated. Large crowds follow carriage holding Alcock and Brown through streets of Windsor.

    01:11:38 Biplane landing on airfield. Paris to London flight. Steps placed at side of plane. Two women models get out of plane. French fashions brought out of back of plane. The clothes are being brought to be shown in London. Three shot of two models and the pilot. Biplane with person walking between wings. C/U of wing walker. One person sits on top wing of plane while another hangs upside down from the undercarriage. The plane has the word 'Daugherty' on the side. Man being shaved with cut throat razor while in cockpit. Plane with passenger hanging from wheels flies close to ground. Point of view footage from plane as it flies underneath bridge. Various shots Biplane flies through Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France.

    01:13:27 Titles: "Time to Remember - End of Part One".

    End of Reel 2 - N.B. These reel numbers relate to NEG. reels - Pathe's prints have been combined into 2 reels.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:08:34:00 / 01:13:34:00
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