• Short Summary

    Events of 1921 - Irish treaty, mad stunts and newspapers at work.

  • Description

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

    Reel 1.

    01:00:12 Jazz band playing in front of small biplane on airfield.

    01:00:21 Musicians walking on the wings of the plane as it flies high above the ground. The banjo player hangs from below the wing and plays, hanging upside down. Longer shot showing two of them playing on wings and two hanging from the ends. The plane comes down to land.

    01:00:45 Opening titles "Time to remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by Roland Culver."

    01:01:08 Men seated in room typing - journalists at work. A woman is typing as a man dictates to her. Journalists at work writing and reading. C/U ticker tape at work.

    01:01:42 Title: "The Time When Little Happened"

    01:01:52 Couple come out of Church after wedding. Crowds stand by and throw rice and confetti. C/U happy couple. Another bride and groom come out of building. C/U Bride and groom. More shots of society weddings.

    01:02:26 Village carnival procession - people in fancy dress.

    01:02:32 Hunting hounds gather near bridge for badger hunt. People on the hunt are crossing a river on a small bridge. Group of hunters with dogs.

    01:02:45 Camera club gathering with various members having their photographs taken.

    01:03:02 Interior of large newsroom in newspaper office.

    01:03:10 King George V inspecting troops. Back view of royals. L/S unveiling of statue of King Edward VII.

    01:03:29 Back view of David Lloyd George unveiling a war memorial.

    01:03:38 Various shots of Eton College rowing regatta. Crowds gather on river banks as rowers make their way along the river. Various shots of crowds at Lords. Everyone is rather well dressed and looks upper class. Butlers Lock, crowded with boats & people. Yachts racing at Cowes, the Isle of Wight. People gathered on dock watch racing.

    01:04:16 Interior of newspaper office. Views of type setting machines.

    01:04:27 David Lloyd George, Aristide Briand and Marshal Foch walking outside. They walk to the camera and turn around. German delegates arriving on boat for meeting about war reparations.

    01:04:39 Naval gun being fired. Submarine being hit. Another shell is fired. The U-boat sinks.

    01:04:51 British army officers seated on hilltop. Group of Germans reading poster on wall. British soldiers standing by tank in town. Crowd of people look on. Large crowd at demonstration or rally in Germany. Hindenburg comes out of building and into open car. He stands up and raises his hat. C/U Foch, Lloyd George and Briand seated outside.

    01:05:36 German delegates to reparation conference board boat back home.

    01:05:45 Man standing on balcony above shot speaking to gathered crowd. Man comes out of building. He shakes hands with various people, several of them are wearing rosettes. (These are scenes from a by-election.)

    01:05:55 Men watch demonstration of new agricultural machine. Machine pulls out tree stumps. Several small explosions in field.

    01:06:09 Houses being built on building site. Man opening door to finished house. Man walks up to desk outside to buy housing bonds in Southgate. He pulls a paper out of a box. Another man does the same.

    01:06:29 View of industrial landscape. The winding gear of a coal mine. Sailors walking to work at coal mine during strike. Sailors shovelling coal into boilers. Sailors outside digging at pile of coal. Miners and boys retrieving coal from shallow surface mine.

    01:07:06 Cars and other vehicles in street. Pan from road to crowded pavement. Behind the crowd is an advertising hoarding for "Site for war seal mansions". A man is waving a rattle. Man in sandwich board advertising Pathe. He is giving away favours (badges?) for the Cup Final.

    01:07:48 Workers in newspaper office.

    End of Reel 1 - 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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    01:00:12:00 / 01:07:26:00
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