Review of events in 1922 including Irish Troubles, war between Greece and Turkey and developments in aviation and radio.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
01:00:12 - L/S of aerialist Lillian Boyer doing a handstand on the top of an aeroplane then dangling from a rope by her teeth. L/S as the aeroplane loops-the-loop. M/S as a man pedals another 'plane on the ground, it taxis along them collapses in on itself.
01:00:34 - Opening title - "Time to Remember. A programme to take you back - however young you may be. Recalled by Michael Redgrave."
01:00:57 - M/S of a man walking along with big square 'beaver' beard, he looks around then carries on his way. C/U of a man's legs wearing 'Oxford Bags' - trousers with very wide bottoms and turn-ups, he walks away.
01:01:09 - C/U of milk being ladled into a jug from a bucket by the milkman, and left on the doorstep.
01:01:17 - M/S of a bus driver, M/S of a bus conductor taking money from people on an open top bus.
01:01:22 - M/S of opening titles for 'Felix the Cat' cartoon. M/S of Felix pacing up and down by a tree.
01:01:33 - M/S of two men and a lady sat at a table in a nightclub, they laugh and joke, the men are smoking cigarettes. Various shots of nightclub scenes with people having fun.
01:01:44 - L/S of British troops on the street in Ireland, an armoured car drives past, people stand at the side and watch.
01:02:01 - Title - "1922. Sitting Still and Going Slowly."
01:02:06 - L/S of journalists and photographers stood outside the gates to a big house in Doorn, Holland where ex-Kaiser Wilhelm is in exile. The occasion is his wedding. M/S of photographers walking along. They have been told they are not allowed to film the wedding. M/S of them standing beside bushes trying to get a shot of him. L/S of Wilhelm filmed through a fence and behind trees. C/U of a later shot of ex-Kaiser Wilhelm and his wife stood together in the snow.
01:02:55 - M/S of allied troops parading through the Rhineland. M/S of a group of unemployed men standing together, M/S of two children hugging their mother. Various shots of crowd scenes and a man making a passionate speech about poverty and unemployment in Germany. M/S as a truck full of policemen drive down the street to keep the peace.
01:03:16 - M/S of fascist march down a street in Rome. King Victor Emmanuel III watches and salutes from balcony. Various shots of black shirts on or near a train. M/S as they draw graffiti on the side. M/S of Benito Mussolini wearing top hat and stood with two other men.
01:03:59 - M/S of several men on a golf course. Various shots of David Lloyd George trying to teach Astride Briand to play golf, without much success, in Cannes. They clown around and laugh as they play.
01:04:30 - Good L/S of the Houses of Parliament. L/S of traffic in London.
01:04:42 - M/S of Sinn Fein delegates after they have arrived in London for peace conference. Arthur Griffith is stood in the middle. M/S of people praying in the streets for conference success.
01:04:59 - M/S of people in Dublin cheering as cars drive through. L/S of people stood outside Parliament (?) building. M/S of flag of the Irish Free State being raised on the building.
01:05:11 - M/S of two soldiers saluting. M/S of barriers and barbed wire being dismantled. L/S of British troops leaving Ireland, people shake hands with them and wave them on their way. L/S as the ship begins to sail.
01:05:40 - M/S of three soldiers of the Irish Free State army with their rifles. C/U of Michael Collins in military uniform. Various scenes of very long queues of people waiting to enlist in the new army.
01:05:58 - M/S's of new recruits being kitted out. L/S of troops marching along with Irish flag.
01:06:17 - C/U of Mary MacSwiney and a man chatting together, the story is about her hunger strike in Mountjoy prison. M/S exterior of Mountjoy prison where her sister Annie is on also on hunger strike. Various shots of Annie on a bed looking miserable, she smiles when she sees the camera.
01:06:50 - L/S of people at Ascot wearing the latest fashions, various shots.
01:07:07 - C/U of King George V talking to someone off screen, Queen Mary is behind him. L/S of the couple. M/S of Queen Alexandra, widow of Edward VII, chatting to someone on the steps of a house, they are surrounded by beagles.
01:07:29 - M/S of Princess Mary posing for the cameras, C/U of her talking. M/S of her fiancé Viscount Lascelles on a horse before a hunt, he leans over to speak to a lady. M/S of the hunting party.
01:07:40 - L/S of a big battleship, C/U profile of Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, on the dock. M/S of him in safari helmet, M/S of him with Prince Hirohito. M/S of him chatting to someone at a hunt. M/S of him getting ready for a game of Polo.
01:08:08 - M/S of Louis Mountbatten and his new wife Edwina Ashley emerging from St. Margaret's church followed by bridesmaids. M/S of the group posing inside for a wedding photograph, Prince Edward is best man and stands next to the bride.
01:08:21 - M/S of Prince Albert, Duke of York, shaking hands with a football team at West Ham. M/S as he kicks off the match between Dockland teams.
01:08:30 - M/S of people riding their horses up and down Rotten Row in Hyde Park, London.
01:08:39 - M/S of the Houses of Parliament. M/S of British fascists marching along and doing their salute, they kneel and hold their flag up then salute again.
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