• Short Summary

    Comedy items during 1936.

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    'Crazy Newsreel' title sequence: 'A cocktail of the loopiest news items of 1936'

    Various locations around the world / Various dates in 1936
    Newborn babies in Britain

    Various shots of family (who were bequeathed with half million dollars by lawyer after parents had ten children in ten years)

    Lion cubs in incubator, being fed with milk from bottles

    Koala bears with young / Dog licking koala and carrying baby koalas on its back

    Woman sitting on lion's back

    Various funny/comical shots of sausage dogs

    Heavy snowfall in Japan, houses covered in thick snow / Snow-covered railway lines

    Heavy snowfall in England, car trapped in heavy snow / Sheep / Driver emerging from snow / Woman in shorts and vest skiing in snow / Police officer running barefoot across frozen lake

    Road traffic control in Texas, USA, woman dressed as cowboy directing traffic

    Water-ski jumping in swimming pool

    Toy speed boat regatta in Paris, France

    Fashion parade onboard aeroplane

    Eyebrow fashion, decoration

    Parade of people and dogs wearing gas masks in Tokyo, Japan

    Woman modelling watches / Watch smashed with hammer by young boy
    Crazy hat fashion
    Two girls hanging on pole attached to man's beard
    Background: Comedy items during 1936.

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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    QUIRKY: Comedy Newsreel review of 1936

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