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    Full title reads: "PEOPLE & PLACES IN THE NEWS".

    Jerusalem. Police H.Q. in Jerusalem damaged by sabotage - Jewish terrorists are responsible for the attack. Various shots of damaged buildings. Arabs clearing debris by hand. Street view with damaged police building. Funeral of 4 British soldiers passing the Citadel. Coffins draped with Union Jack being borne by soldiers. Graveside scenes at the burial.

    Malaya (Malaysia). Malayan natives, mostly women, sorting salvaged rubber. Bales of rubber dance about after being dropping from lorry. Bales of rubber being hauled by crane to ship. Rubber tree with cup receiving the gum. Natives carrying pails of raw rubber.

    Hamburg, Germany. Cutting torpedoes with oxy-acetelene burners. Close up shot of burner cutting through. Cutting hulls of U-boats. Yard of scrapped U-boats.

    London ? British singer Gracie Fields sitting in armchair talking into camera. She speaks of her future plans and says she is a bit tired.

    London. Don Juan, pretender to Spanish throne, arrives with wife at London Airport. Don Juan and his wife walking down London street, they enter car.

    Croydon Airport, Surrey. Trygve Lie, Norwegian Foreign Minster leaving car, speaking to ATS driver. Close up shot of Mr Lie speaking.

    Portsmouth, Hampshire. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) with open umbrella walking up gangway of HMS Victory. Princess arriving on deck escorted by Admiral Layton. Looking at the spot where Nelson fell.

    Union Jack flying at the mast of the Victory. Sign of NAAFI club at Portsmouth, Princess speaking and declaring the club open. Good shot of audience listening to Princess.

    Shot of radar range finder. Shot of radar mast. Various stages of operating radar set. Close up shot of volt and amp meters working. Close up shot of radar screen showing pulses striking the moon.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:19:00 / 01:14:28:00
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    Religion & Politics Trade & Industry Historical Figures & Celebrities
    PostWW2 Malaysia Gracie Hamburg Hamburg Stunde 0 Hamburg Stunde 0 Work & Economy
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