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  • Short Summary

    Copy of several stories from 1928 Gazette items - includes several missing stories.

  • Description

    Safety Copy of material from G 1466 - material varies in quality some shots show signs of damage.

    Title reads: "Switzerland. Grace, skill and comedy by world skating champions at famous frozen lake at St. Moritz." Various shots of skaters performing ice dance routines, comedy routine featuring skaters in giraffe costume.

    Title reads: "Cairo. King Ammanullah of Afghanistan, on way here, pays state visit to King Fuad." Egypt. L/S as the royal party including Amanullah emerges from the palace and people salute as they walk down the steps. M/S as they get into a carriage with their attendants and ride off. M/S as the carriage rides past the camera. L/S of military parade riding down the street on horses. Other mounted guards stand at the side.

    Title reads: "New York. For New Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon. Mayor Walker and City's Executive add names to list of America's donors towards building fund." New York, United States of America, (USA). M/S of children standing on some steps and waving the American flag. The camera pans across to people dressed in period costume standing by a giant book. M/S as a man walks down the steps and greets a man dressed as William Shakespeare. They open the big book and the donor takes a big quill and writes his name while 'Shakespeare' looks on, various shots as he does this. He then replaces the quill in giant pot of ink held by a little boy. 'Shakespeare' shakes hands with him. M/S of three children in costume posing the book.

    Title reads: "Cambridge. Boat race practice begins. Light Blues commence training under handicap of severe flood and gale conditions." Cambridgeshire. Various shots of Cambridge University rowing crew practising in heavy water for annual University boat race.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:26:00 / 01:36:43:00
    UN 1466 E (G 1466)

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