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    Full title reads: "Peace - The Eleventh Hour".

    Ex Library shots of the Atom bomb explosion in Bikini Atoll and sequences of the Didcot (Harwell) laboratory in Berkshire. Gates are patrolled by guard.

    Riots in India.

    LS Deserted streets in New Delhi. LS. a solitary soldier patrolling a deserted street. LS MS a street defence post with troops on duty. LS General view of a street with wreckage burning in the road. LS of some rioting in streets. LS MS Bodies lying in the road while a group carrying another riot victim on a stretcher, passes them. MS a Delhi mosque. LS Moslems (Muslims) at prayer in the mosque. Some wash in water from a pool in the foreground. LS Various shots of fires with smoke curling up from them.

    LS of liner ship Queen Mary entering New York Harbour. MS Andre Vyshinsky, Chief of Soviet delegation shaking hands with Andrei Gromyko, while his daughter Zena looks on. CU Side face of Vyshinsky hatless. CU Vyshinsky and Gromyko walking off the ship. CU Vyshinsky speaking, in English (Nat Sound).

    United Nations Building, New York.

    Delegates arrive including: CU Colonel W R Hodgson, Australian delegate arriving. CU Dr. Herbert Evatt, Australian delegate arriving. CU Paul Henri Spaak, Belgian delegate, arriving. LS & CU George Marshall, U.S. Secretary of State. CU Jan Masaryk, Czech delegate, arriving. Shots of delegates in meeting room. Good Ex-Library shots of the Oakridge Atomic energy laboratory (California, United States of America - USA).

    Jitterbugging and pole squatting in Melbourne, Australia.

    LS MS Teenagers jitterbugging in the street, the band play on the back of a moving truck. MS CU Men sitting at the top of poles over the town to try to break the pole sitting endurance record. The jitterbuggers dance around the base of the pole.

    Tobacco harvest at Redbourne, Hertfordshire.

    MS CU Mr Kenneth McDonald and others gathering the tobacco leaves in his back garden. CU He strings the leaves together in small bundles. CU He hangs them up on a horizontal supporting sticks in his chicken shed. CU He veins the leaves. A great dane dog passes in the background. CU He hangs the leaves outside to dry. CU Mc Donald and a girl smoking home made cigarettes.

    Mae West interviewed at Southampton, Hampshire.

    CU the Queen Mary liner ship. MS Mae West and John Parsons walking on the deck of the ship. NCU Head shot of Mae. NCU Side face of Mae showing her eyelashes, nearly 2" long CU Cut in shot of inquisitive spectators including a salvation army man. MS CU Mae being interviewed by John Parsons about men and love. (nat sound).

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:14:00 / 01:45:00:00
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  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    Cinema indian dream Laurent 2 INDIAN DREAM ORDER Indian Independence India 1947
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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