Pictured Paragraphs From The World's News… 1940

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Full title reads : "Pictured Paragraphs From The World's News"

MS & CUs. of Lieutenant Barrett of RASC walking in his garden with the eight year old French war orphan boy, Jacques Verger, that he adopted after finding him in France.

Manchester, Lancashire.

CU Sign: Bennett...

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Cataloguer:
Mark
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
20868
Sort Number:
40/050
Time in/Out:
01:48:21:00 / 01:50:08:00
Canister:
40/50
Film ID:
1047.36
Issue Date:
20/06/1940

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  • "Jaques Verger" should read Jacques Verger, a short newspaper piece confirming that here.....

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2194&dat=19400713&id=Bf0uAAA
    AIBAJ&sjid=0NsFAAAAIBAJ&pg=344
    8,2400972


    The helicopter seen is an early test model of the the Sikorsky VS-300. Igor Sikorsky himself is piloting the craft. More info here.....

    www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Rotary/Si
    korsky_VS300/HE8G2.htm

    jamied 8th May 2012
  • That's great. Thanks very much.

    British Pathé 19th Jun 2012
  • Harry Place was my grandfather and Sadie Place is my grandmother. Mrs Place lives in America now with us. Mr. Place sadly passed away in America in 1993. They had one beautiful daughter who was my mother who we sadly lost in 2012. Thank you for this clip! It is a gift like no other for all of us!! God Bless!

    michellecoleman 18th Dec 2013

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