• Short Summary

    Roundup of the news around the world.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BRIEF ITEMS FROM THE North East West South".

    INVESTITURE: GIBSON V.C.
    London. People leaving Buckingham Palace after investiture. Various shots of the Wing Commander Guy Gibson and his team of Dam Busters fame attending the investiture. Gibson with his wife.
    DUCHESS OF KENT
    London. Various shots of the Princess Marina Duchess of Kent visiting Alexandra Rose Day Depot in London, large crowds around.
    CHANNEL ISLANDERS REUNITED
    Manchester, Lancashire. Various shots of hand shakes and smiles when Channel Islanders reunite at Belle Vue stadium, Manchester, after three years in this country. Various shots of the Bishop of Middleton Dr Alston, leading Reunion Service.
    ANTI-FLAK SUIT (aka FLAK-PROFF VEST FOR AIRMEN)
    United States of America (USA). Various shots of the American airmen showing the new armour plated waistcoat which gives protection against bullets and pieces of flying metal. Various shots of the demonstration on firing range showing how the bullets do not penetrate the waistcoat.
    DISTRIBUTING FOOD IN TRIPOLI
    Tripoli, Libya. Various shots of the people of Tripoli lined up waiting for bread, tinned food, etc. The food is given out on instruction of the British Military Administration.
    AUSTRALIAN SIX POUNDER GUN
    Various shots of the demonstration of Australian version of the 6 pounder antitank gun on the training fields in Australia. The guns are seen in action against moving targets.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1087.03
    Media URN:
    38016
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:08:00 / 01:06:04:00
    Canister:
    43/51

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