Material assembled for an uncompleted documentary probably put together in the late 1940s. Sound is intermittent throughout. There is no complete shot listing - please let Pathe know if you spot something we have missed.
This reel covers the First World War.
Poster "War declared on...
Peter Bernard and his Ragtimers sing a selection of ragtime songs.
Allied troops advancing across the island of Sicily.
Shots of Tokyo before the earthquake destroyed it.
A little girl is crowned May Queen in a traditional ceremony.
A rousing welcome in Montevideo for British sailors after the Graf Spee encounter.
Footage of wrestling competition in Iceland.
Material relating to newsreel story - "Garmish - Ski Season Opens" - 54/4.
Item showing portrait of Joshua Smith which won the Archibald prize.