Army Kinema Corporation's review of 1952's international, national and sporting news.
Title reads: "The Army Kinema Corporation presents ... News Parade produced by Associated British Pathe Ltd ... Review of 1952 ... World Events".
AKC 306 Review of the Year. Korean War: General Templer looking at pipe line, British troops fighting in jungle. Bombs dropping from aircraft and exploding. Railway tunnel is strafed with tracer. Troops under fire advancing. Flame throwing unit in action. British Troops rounding up rioting Communist rebels in Koje prison. General Alexander in Korea. Shots Gloucesters regiment returning home on troopship. M/S Private Bill Speakman, winner of VC (Victoria Cross) returning home. Riots in Cairo, Egypt. Dead nun. Troops under fire taking cover. Prisoners marching. Mob in street. Deposed monarch King Farouk and Egyptian Royal Family. General Neguib, leader of coup.
First British atom bomb exploding. C/U atomic scientist Doctor Penny. "Flying Enterprise" ship sinking. Ship's skipper, Captain Carlsen. Lynmouth during heavy floods. De Havilland 110 aeroplane crashes into the crowd at the Farnborough Air Show. Loch Ness, Scotland: John Cobb dies in crash during attempt on Water Speed Record Aerial view Harrow rail disaster. Victims of disaster lying in wreckage. Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) becomes President of United States of America (USA): crowds in Time Square. Ike visiting American troops in Korea. Aerial view SS "United States" launching. M/S Comet aeroplane taking off.
Intertitle reads: "Review of 1952 - Sports Events".
Shots of Grand National. FA Cup Final: football match between Arsenal v. Newcastle United. Derby horse race. Motorcycle Manx Grand Prix race, Isle of Mann. Geoff Duke wins. BRM's Goodwood Trophy motor race. Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) seen watching games. Ice skater Janet Altwegg skating. Army boxing contest. Army rugby. Army athletics. Army Football between RAC (Royal Armoured Corps) and Royal Signals Corps.
Intertitle reads: "Review of Year - the Nation Mourned".
Newspapers coming off press announcing death of King George VI. Flag on tower at half mast. King's funeral at Windsor Castle. Royal family in attendance. Proclamation of new monarch - Queen Elizabeth II - at St. James' Palace. Queen visiting various army units. Queen opening dam in Wales. Queen leaving Buckingham Palace, London on her Coronation.
End title reads: "Cinemas for the British Army Everywhere".
Note: according to old records this item was released on the 01/12/1952.