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THE WEEK THAT WELCOMED 1948

The Week That Welcomed 1948 (1948)

Roundup of the latest news.

THE NEW YEAR OPENS

The New Year Opens (1948)

Roundup of the latest world's news.

INTERNATIONAL

International (1948)

Roundup of the latest international news.

THE PEOPLE

The People (1948)

French film stars demonstrate against the permit for showing of American films.

THE NATION

The Nation (1948)

January sales madness starts & Australia beats England in rugby.

CANADA REVEALS ATOM SECRETS

Canada Reveals Atom Secrets (1948)

Atomic research station near Ottawa experiments with medical use of...

DO IT WITH FLOWERS

Do It With Flowers (1948)

Man perfects camera device which enables him to see the growth of flowers.

PEOPLE IN CAMERA

People In Camera (1948)

Richard Tauber dies & Acton family moves to Texas.

GALE INCREASES TOLL OF GOODWIN WRECKS

Gale Increases Toll Of Goodwin Wrecks (1948)

Italian steamer stranded on Goodwins

THE DRAMA OF PALESTINE

The Drama Of Palestine (1948)

Ordinary people live in a background of war in Palestine.

WORLD AT YOUR ELBOW

World At Your Elbow (1948)

Bomb attack in Jaffa; Burma celebrates independence; Britain resumes coal...

GIANTS TUMBLE IN F.A. CUP BATTLES

Giants Tumble In F.A. Cup Battles (1948)

Short report of the football FA Cup matches.

AMATEUR BOXING TOURNAMENT ENGLAND 7 SCOTLAND 1

Amateur Boxing Tournament England 7 Scotland 1 (1948)

England beat Scotland 7-1 in amateur boxing...

AROUND BRITAIN

Around Britain (1948)

Title for the roundup of national news.

SHREWSBURY

Shrewsbury (1948)

Floods in Shrewsbury.

GLOUCESTER

Gloucester (1948)

Meteor makes world speed bid in gale.

LONDON

London (1948)

David Niven weds in Britain.

ANGLO - IRAQI TREATY SIGNED

Anglo - Iraqi Treaty Signed (1948)

Anglo - Iraqi treaty is signed in Portsmouth, Hampshire.

MARSHALL SPEEDS THE PLAN

Marshall Speeds The Plan (1948)

Senator George Marshall speeds the American aid to Europe plan.

WORLD AT YOUR ELBOW - NEW JERSEY

World At Your Elbow - New Jersey (1948)

Explosives destined for Palestine seized in lonely farmhouse.

FASHIONS STRESS LEAP YEAR ACTION

Fashions Stress Leap Year Action (1948)

How to get man - American way.

SPECIAL - WINSTON COMES HOME

Special - Winston Comes Home (1948)

Winston Churchill comes home after recuperating in Marrakech.

GDYNIA - POLES AND WIVES GO HOME

Gdynia - Poles And Wives Go Home (1948)

Polish war veterans with British wives go home.

NEW HAMPSHIRE - CHILDREN SKIING

New Hampshire - Children Skiing (1948)

Children learn to ski in New Hampshire.

CANADA BUSTS ORE OUTPUT

Canada Busts Ore Output (1948)

Canada opens new ore mine.

TRADESMEN ASK OLYMPIC TRIAL

Tradesmen Ask Olympic Trial (1948)

Men from factories near Thames train to compete for the place in...

COAL BOARD TURNS TEACHER

Coal Board Turns Teacher (1948)

Men from continental Europe coming to England to work in mines.

PEOPLE IN CAMERA

People In Camera (1948)

Princess Elizabeth feeds pensioners; Gandhi breaks fast; Ike receives Poor...

LIFESAVERS LOSE SURF BATTLE

Lifesavers Lose Surf Battle (1948)

Boats overturned and the crews injured in Australian lifesavers...

FURS AID EXPORTS aka FURS AND EXPORTS

Furs Aid Exports AKA Furs And Exports (1948)

Buyers all over the world offer good prices for cats at...

WIDE WIDE WORLD

Wide Wide World (1948)

Cinema cycling competition; Hindu Festival in Allahabad; Postman on skis in...

THE FOURTH ROUND CUP PLAY

The Fourth Round Cup Play (1948)

FA Cup 4th round - Manchester City beat Chelsea 2-0, Colchester beat...

MAHARAJAH TROOPS HIS COLOURS

Maharajah Troops His Colours (1948)

Lord and Lady Mountbatten visit Maharajah of Bikaner.

MILLINERS SCORE IN NEW FASHIONS

Milliners Score In New Fashions (1948)

New convertible hats on show in New York.

PEOPLE IN CAMERA

People In Camera (1948)

People in the news - roundup of the latest news.

GANDHI DEAD aka GANDHI ASSASSINATED

Gandhi Dead AKA Gandhi Assassinated (1948)

Mahatma Gandhi assassinated in Delhi.

OYSTER TOWN OPENS UP

Oyster Town Opens Up (1948)

Colchester eats oysters and discusses football.

STARS PARADE FOR FILM AWARD

Stars Parade For Film Award (1948)

Stars parade for Film Award at Daily Mail Film Festival in London.

AROUND BRITAIN - CUMBERLAND - PLOUGHING

Around Britain - Cumberland - Ploughing (1948)

Empire ploughing competition in Cumberland.

AROUND BRITAIN - CORNWALL - FLOODS

Around Britain - Cornwall - Floods (1948)

Cornwall holiday resort of Looe is under water.

AROUND BRITAIN - KENT - GALES AND HEAVY SEAS

Around Britain - Kent - Gales And Heavy Seas (1948)

Rough seas at Kent.

AROUND BRITAIN - THAMES - SHIP COLLISION

Around Britain - Thames - Ship Collision (1948)

Shipwreck on the river Thames at Erith.

AROUND BRITAIN - GLASGOW - AMERICA'S FOOD GIFT

Around Britain - Glasgow - America's Food Gift (1948)

Food ship arrives to Glasgow from America.

BARBARIANS GAIN LAST HONOURS aka AUSTRALIAN RUGBY TOUR CLOSES

Barbarians Gain Last Honours AKA Australian Rugby Tour Closes (1948)

Cardiff's Barbarians beat...

RELIEF FOR WOLF ROCK

Relief For Wolf Rock (1948)

Relief at hand for men marooned on Wolf Rock lighthouse.

MOTION PICTURES GET MOVING

Motion Pictures Get Moving (1948)

Danny Kaye opens new Warner Bros studio in Teddington.

PALESTINE'S FLEET STREET GUTTED

Palestine's Fleet Street Gutted (1948)

Terrorists blow up Palestine Post building in Jerusalem.

FUNERAL OF GANDHI

Funeral Of Gandhi (1948)

Millions gathered to mourn at funeral of Mahatma Gandhi.

PANCAKES WIN PRIZES

Pancakes Win Prizes (1948)

Pancake race in Olney, Buckinghamshire.

BRITISH ENGINEERS STILL LEAD

British Engineers Still Lead (1948)

Father and son engineer team create revolutionary type of...