• Short Summary

    Steamer collision in Phliladelphia, USA; Wesley Ruggles Jnr has party in Hollywood USA; Mussolini performing manual labour for new Fascist building in Italy; Wiley Post the famous flyer, fails on trans-US stratosphere hop, Los Angeles, USA.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: FLASHES FROM EVERYWHERE Philadelphia: Fourteen hurt in ferry crash. Boat beached on mud after collision with British steamer / Hollywood: Wesley Ruggles Jr, just two, gives party to film star's kiddies / Rome: Mussolini tries manual labour, to begin new Fascist building. / Famous flyer, Wiley Post, fails on trans-US stratosphere hop

    ITALY: Rome:

    Gen. view and long view of men demolishing building.

    Semi view and cu. of Mussolini knocking down bricks with pick axe. Sound Effects: Off-stage voice describes workmen demolishing building and mentions that the new Fascist Building's going to be built in it's place.

    U.S.A.: Ferry-Boat Crashs with British Steamer. Philadelphia, U.S.A. Gen. view and cu. of boat with hole in side. Semi cu. of people watching. CU. front view of ferryboat. CU. pan. around front of boat. CU. of cars covered by water on front of boat.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about Collision.

    U.S.A.: Wiley Post fails on trans-U.S. Stratosphere Hop. Cal. Los Angeles, U.S.A. Semi view pan. of Wiley wearing Helmet & costume walking to plane, and sitting down. Semi cu. of man putting Helmet on Wiley Post. Semi view of Wiley Post in Suit. CU. of Helmet and pan. to feet, costume is inflated with air. Long view of Post seated in chair. Long view pan. of plane taking off.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about Wiley Post using oxygen suit for his flight.

    U.S.: Wesley Ruggles Jr., just 2 years old gives party to Film Stars' Kiddies. Hollywood, U.S. Gen. view of children on merry go round. CU. of Kiddies on Merry go round. CU. Manny Robinson on rocking horse. Gen. view children seated at table. CU. of Thalberg Jr. and Michael Hopkins' son. CU. of Helen Twelvetrees feeding son. CU. Ruggles Jr. cutting cake and eating it.

    Sound Effects: Off-stage voice talks about party and mentions the names of kiddies present

    Ships and Boats; Disasters and Accidents; United States of America; Children; United States of America; Personalities - Relatives; Social Events; Personalities - Politicians; Italy; Benito Mussolini (1883-1945), Aviation; United States of America; Failures; Wiley Post ( - 1935)
    Background: Steamer collision in Phliladelphia, USA; Wesley Ruggles Jnr has party in Hollywood USA; Mussolini performing manual labour for new Fascist building in Italy; Wiley Post the famous flyer, fails on trans-US stratosphere hop, Los Angeles, USA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA34M6V006ZFYT1KWR91PGJ5I58
    Media URN:
    VLVA34M6V006ZFYT1KWR91PGJ5I58
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1935
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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