• Short Summary

    Roundup of the latest world's news.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WORLD NEWS IN REVIEW".

    Hiroshima & Nagasaki, Japan. Atomic bomb aftermath on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Atom bomb exploding - this is one of the tests. Various shots of the damage to Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

    New Mexico, United States of America (USA) - testing ground after atomic bomb explosion. Tanks and engineers working on atom bomb test in the desert in New Mexico. Close up shot of meter for measuring radio activity. Shielded tank for atom test. Men fitting on white canvas shoes. Man carrying Geiger meters. Remains of tower from which atom bomb was tested. Several men testing the ground and measuring radioactivity. Close up shot of sand after the bomb had exploded - 'it is fused into jade green glass crust'. Men inspecting the sand.

    Gunnislake, Devon - searching for uranium. People searching for uranium in Gunnislake village. Men digging and looking at various stones. Uranium is found in Terbernite - a green mineral rock. Men going home after a day's work.
    Two women talking on street corner in Gunnislake. Woman washing step while another woman talks to her. Barman serving beer. Old men drinking beer at a table. Close up shot of elderly man drinking a pint of beer.

    London - Stettinius talks on United Nation. Close up shot of a door marked E. R. Stettinius, Jr. Door opening. Several shots of US Secretary of State Edward Stettinius speaking about UNO (natural sound).

    Berlin, Germany - Field Marshal Montgomery appointed Colonel Commandant of Royal Tank Regiment. Close up shot of a large sign of the 1st Royal Tank Regiment. Tanks and men on parade with Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery inspecting them. Field Marshall Montgomery inspecting troops. Close up shot of Monty speaking to officers on parade. Monty takes salute as men and tanks ride by.

    England? - demonstration of floating air strip at sea. Long shot of a floating air strip 'Lily' with planes landing and taking off.

    Bourne End, Thames Valley, Buckinghamshire - Perth to London express train crashes at Bourne End killing 40 and injuring 200 people. Close up shot of signal box at Bourne End. Wrecked railway coaches and breakdown cranes at work. Wrecked railway engine. Various shots of rescuers at work and clearing debris. Men inspecting the clothing for identification of victims. Pan along the scene of disaster.

    Glasgow & Edinburgh, Scotland - Royal Family in Scotland. Close up shot of a huge bonfire blazing in Edinburgh. Giant fireworks going off.
    Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) surrounded by Girl Guides. Girls dancing around the Princess. Long shot of the gathering. Close up shot of Princess Elizabeth in Girl Guide uniform addressing the gathering.
    Princes Elizabeth Street in Edinburgh with troops marching along during Scotland's Victory Parade. The King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret taking salute. King's Own Scottish Borderers in the parade. Side view of King George VI taking salute. Royal Air Force men marching past camera with fixed bayonets. Royal Family on saluting base. The WAAF's marching past. Several shots of the Land Army girls marching past. Civil Defence workers march past.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:04:00 / 01:51:03:00

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