Review of 1949 including news, sports and show business.
Unissued / Unused material.
The Army Kinema Corporation presents News Parade. Review of 1949. News Highlights.
MS Capitol building, Washington with crowd outside. CU Truman taking oath of office. LS lights and crowd cheering. Pan across Piccadilly Circus lit up. Various shots as man climbs on Eros. Various shots 'Mrs Mops', cleaning ladies parading in protest for more money.
Various shots soldiers helping during dock strike. Various shots soldiers in Malaya walking through jungle. MS Kowloon ferry. CU's troops arriving to reinforce Hong Kong. Various shots as communists parade in Shanghai.
MS's Ernest Bevin signing Atlantic Charter. MS's delegates shaking hands. CU watch showing midnight. Various shots opening of Berlin roads at night. Various shots day scenes on roads. MS railway. MS's Charlottenberg station. Aerial shot Strasbourg. MS as Winston Churchill is greeted with a kiss. MS interior Council of Europe. CU Bevin. MS's delegates.
Various shots Agility II manoeuvres. Various shots Viking ship arriving. Various shots Smith brothers at sea. MS as brothers are welcomed. Various shots London and Amethyst damaged in Yangtse. MS as Amethyst arrives home. MS's relatives greeting sailors. CU Kerans and wife. MS tattered flag of Amethyst. Various shots sailors marching to Guildhall.
Various shots Sir Stafford Cripps arriving home in US after pound has been devalued. MS closed banks. MS crowd in Throgmorton street. Various shots jets in flight and landing. Various shots Brabazon in air.
Intertitle - 'Review of 1949 Sport'.
Various shots start of Grand National race. Various shots jumping Becher's Brook. MS's run up and winner passing post. Various shots play in FA Cup Final. MS Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) watching.
Various shots of the match, Wolverhampton Wanderers score goal. MS crowd. MS final goal scored by Leicester, crowds cheer. MS Princess Elizabeth presenting Cup to Wright.
Various shots crowds at Epsom Derby. Various shots as the horses round Tattenham Corner. Various shots as they run up and finish race. Various shots cricketers playing second test match. MS Denis Compton scoring. CU Denis Compton, Sportsman of the Year.
Various shots play and crowds at army rugby match. MS final try by Signals. Various shots as Crooks beats Andrews during army boxing match. Various shots General William Slim in army cup finals. Various shots of the match. Crowd run onto the pitch. MS Slim presenting Cup.
Intertitle - 'Review of 1949 Show Parade'.
CU zither. Various shots Anton Karas playing it. Various shots Rita Hayworth and Aly Khan. CU Rita. Various shots Shirley May France swimming. MS boat. Various shots Otto the seal swimming. MS boat. CU Otto the seal. Various shots sweater girls parade. Various shots parade for Miss France. MS as winner is congratulated.