• Short Summary

    Peruvian earthquake - Old Cars in England - Wedding of sister of King Farouk.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "World News".

    Intertitle reads: "Peru". Coverage of the Peruvian Earthquake.

    Cuzco, Peru. GV People digging among ruins at Cuzco. SV Shattered home. MV Man throwing down mattress to companion from shattered home. MV People digging among rubble. MV Street showing propped-up wall. SV Pan people lying in hospital beds in open. GV Pan tented site in Cuzco.

    Intertitle reads: "England". 1899 Wolseley Car, a 3 1/2 HP Voiturette, back from retirement.

    Birmingham, West Midlands. MV Men pushing old car towards. SV Men pushing old car out of garage. MV Men polishing car. They walk out of picture. CU Registration number and 1899 Wolseley John O'Groats to Lands End, placard. LV Mr George Dono starting car with handle. CU Mr Dono rises and shakes hands with John Nixon, driver of car. Lamp shaking in foreground. SV Registration number. MV Towards John Nixon drives away, waved off by work mates. LV Elevated Nixon driving car along road. SV Pan driver and mate. SV Car going along road.

    Intertitle reads: "America". Princess Fathia of Egypt marries Riad Ghali.

    San Francisco, United States of America (USA). SV Princess Fathia (sister of King Farouk) and Riad Ghali cutting cake and handing each other piece to eat. SV Fathia and husband dancing. CU Priest looking on. CU Fathia and husband dancing.

    Cataloguer's Note: King Farouk had banned his sister's wedding to a commoner - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:05:00 / 01:34:34:00

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