Good documentary about events of the year of the abdication crisis.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
01:45:58 Quick shot of King Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor). VS of children planting Coronation trees in advance of the event. Shots of Henley Rowing Regatta. VS of women playing bowls. Group of young women cycling. Shots of motor racing in Eire. Shots of the racing Yacht Endeavour at Cowes, Isle of Wight. Shots of the Pleasure boat Narlin leaving port in England.
01:47:36 VS of Olympics in Berlin, Germany. Lovelock wins 1500 metres.
01:48:08 Refugees come over French border from Spain. Various shots of Spanish Civil War including shots of General Franco. Shots of aid arriving from Soviet Union.
01:49:14 Ext. of Houses of Parliament. Anthony Eden amongst other politicians returning to Parliament. Crowds gather in streets. PM Stanley Baldwin. Lord Marley speaks about the abdication crisis. Street scenes in London. Ext. Broadcasting House - home of the BBC. Sound of King Edward VIII announcing his abdication. Shots of radio sets and transmitters. VS of crowds. VS of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princesses Margaret and Elizabeth feeding ducks and playing with dogs.
01:51:49 VS of stamps being printed. CU Stamps showing King George and Queen Elizabeth (Later Queen Mother). - Date for Coronation in 12 May 1937.
01:51:58 CU German stamp with head of Adolf Hitler on. Shots of German warship Tirpitz being launched. VS of German military displays. Italian people donating gold. People handing over scrap metal for armaments manufacture. Artillery guns fired in Spain. Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia addresses League of Nations. VS of Crystal Palace fire.
01:53:48 End of Programme titles.
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