Footage Information

British Pathé
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Intertitle - 'Paris and Hanover' - (France and Germany) Various shots of the football match between Arsenal and Racing Club. C/U of man clapping and smoking a cigar. Arsenal win by 5 goals to nil. Various shots of rugby match between Germany and France, crowds watch. France win by 6 points to 3.

Intertitle - 'Pen Enys Point' (St. Ives, Cornwall). M/S of the "Bessemer City" after it has been run aground and split in two. Various shots of the two halves of the ship a short distance away from each other, the camera pans down each piece.

Intertitle - 'London E.C.' - L/S of students from Northampton Engineering College holding their rag. They walk along in a line wearing handkerchiefs on their heads, they shout then start throwing soot and eggs at each other. Various shots as they walk around in a long line chanting, then run away into the college on Clerkenwell Road.

Intertitle - 'Olympia' (London) - M/S of Lord William Richard Morris Nuffield smiling and walking up to shake a man's hand. M/S profile of him, he is there to open the Cycle Show. L/S of the crowd. M/S of him making a speech, various shots of different bicycles on show. M/S of Lord Nuffield on a bicycle touring the show. M/S of a bicycle with three seats, and a very thin model man pedalling. M/S of small motorcycle and car.

Intertitle - 'Millwall' M/S of Italian ship "Iris" in Millwall dock, with firemen onboard, various shots as they thread their hoses down the burning ship into the hold which contains cattle food.

Intertitle - 'Rome' (Italy) - L/S of huge parade through Rome to celebrate 14th anniversary of fascist march on the city. Hundreds of banners are being waved. L/S of crowds running to hear Benito Mussolini's speech, camera pans across them. M/S of Mussolini pinning a medal to a soldier. L/S of platform, L/S of crowds, M/S of Mussolini on balcony. Various shots of crowds waving.

Intertitle - 'Wanstead and Liverpool' - Bonfire night approaches. L/S of nannies pushing children in big prams, others ride on a horse and cart. L/S of a huge bonfire with children walking around. M/S as they climb to the top to add bits of extra wood. M/S of little girls watching. M/S of a boy leading an elephant along, she is holding a stick. M/S as she walks along with the branch. C/U of the branch in her trunk, she drops it on the bonfire, children wave and cheer. M/S as she walks along pulling wood for the bonfire on cart attached to her with chains.

Intertitle - 'Washington' (America, USA) - Cardinal Pacelli visits America. L/S as Cardinals emerge from church, people bend and kiss Cardinal Pacelli's hand. Various shots of him as he walks along. M/S of young priests walking with him. C/U of his face. M/S as he rides away in a car with another Cardinal. M/S as he greets people. M/S's as he places a wreath on a tomb. M/S as he walks up and enters a big house. M/S as people greet him and kiss his hand. Various shots of him on the lawn.

Note: the soundtrack to this last item is missing. The items 'Chancellor Von Schuschnigg virtual dictator of Austria', 'Roosevelt re-elected by enormous majority'. Hammond's wonderful cricket performance in Australia', and 'Christmas Pie trailer' are missing from this edition.
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Paris Hanover France Germany football Arsenal Pen Enys Point St Ives Cornwal Bessemer City shipwrecks ships London Northampton Engineering College students rags Clerkenwell Road Olympia bicycles Cycle Show exhibitions Lor William Richard Morris Nuffield Millwall Iris docks firemen Rome Italy parades Fascists celebrations Wanstead London Liverpool bonfires Guy Fawkes traditions nannies children Washington United States of America USA U.S.A. Cardinal Pacelli