World At Your Elbow 1948

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    Full title reads: "WORLD AT YOUR ELBOW".

    ONE YEAR OLD SWIMMER
    Los Angeles, California, United States of America (USA). Instructress diving into pool with one year old swimming protégé Sherry Lynn Whitford. Underwater shot of the baby girl diving. Underwater close up shot of the baby girl swimming towards surface. Underwater close up shot of the baby swimming after instructress. LS. Underwater shot of the baby girl trying to get to surface.

    'MISS PARIS' BEAUTY CONTEST
    Paris, France. Panning shot of the faces of French girls lined up for judging at the Miss Paris beauty competition. Long shot of the girls lined up. Angle shot of the girl No 36 parading on stage. Audience looking on - or judges? Angle shot of the girl No 34 parading. Long shot of the girl No 21 parading. Close up shot of the women in audience watching. Angle shot of the girl No 26 parading - she is the winner. Close up shot of 'Miss Paris' smiling.

    OYSTER FISHING SEASON OPENS IN FRANCE
    Cancale, Brittany, France. French oyster fishermen preparing boats. Fishermen preparing sails on boat. Long shot of the fishing trawlers and smacks at sea. Fishing trawler sails past camera. Fishermen putting net over side of boat. Fishing smack. Fishermen on deck winding up windows. Several shots of the fishermen tipping oysters out of net onto deck. Sorting out oysters on deck. Fishing smack. Close up shot of winding winch. Tipping more oysters onto deck. Shot from trawler, heading for land. Crowds on quayside. Fishermen leaving trawlers. Close up shot of the two fishermen carrying loaded skip with oysters up the steps.

    BRITAIN'S FIRST INDUSTRIAL SUNDAY
    Birmingham, West Midlands. Long shot of the people going into All Saint's Church, Hockley, Birmingham for the Britain's first Industrial Sunday service. People carrying work. Interior shot of the church. Close up shot of handing work to Mayor of Birmingham, J. C. Burman, to pass to vicar. Close up shot of the cross surrounded by work. Close up shot of T.U. banner. Close up shot of pots and pans. Close up shot of glassware, pan to women in congregation. Close up shot of old man singing. Close up shot of the three choir boys. Close up, angle shot of choirboy. Congregation singing. Interior of church.

    MANCHESTER UNITED TAKE HOME THE CUP
    Manchester, Lancashire. F.A. Cup returns to Manchester. Long panning shot of crowd on streets to coach with Manchester United team holding FA Cup. Several shots of the coach and players. Panning shot of crowd on route to Town Hall. Cup being held aloft and players acknowledging cheers, led by Jack Rowley. Outside the Town Hall Lord Mayor, Mary Kingsmill Jones, gives the players a civic reception.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46553
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1428.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:34:00 / 01:13:03:00
    Canister:
    48/35
    Sort Number:
    48/035
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