Newsbriefs Aka Brief Items From The North… 1943

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    Full title reads "BRIEF ITEMS - from the North East South West".

    KING AND QUEEN AT RECONSTRUCTION EXHIBITION
    Westminster, London. Various shots of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) at County Hall, Westminster, looking at an exhibition of plans for post-war London. They see models of the proposed buildings for Central London.

    H.M.S. CALEDONIA
    Forth Bridge, Scotland. Various shots of the ship H.M.S. Caledonia being brought in for salvage. Men are seen working on Caledonia. Forth Bridge is seen in background.

    AMERICAN ARMY NURSES UNDERGO TRAINING
    United States of America (USA). Various shots of American army nurses in battle uniforms going through hard training on assault course before going on duty in active service. Girls smiling into camera.

    SWEDISH CHAMPION SETS NEW WORLD RECORD FOR THE TWO MILE
    Los Angeles, United States of America (USA). Various shots of a two mile athletics race in progress at Los Angeles Coliseum stadium. Swedish champion Gunder Hagg wins the race and sets the new world record - a slow motion sequence of Gunder Hagg running is seen.

    MR AND MRS CHURCHILL AT LONDON ZOO
    London. Various shots of Britain's Prime Minster Mr Churchill and Mrs Churchill at London Zoo - large crowd surrounding them. They have come to see a new lion called "Rota" which was presented to Mr Churchill. He feeds the lion with meat and then poses with Rota's four cubs.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    38106
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1089.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:02:00 / 01:19:46:00
    Canister:
    43/61
    Sort Number:
    43/061
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics
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