• Short Summary

    Larks and gliders in Bavaria, and Sinclair Lewis appears in his play 'It Can't Happen Here'.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PATHETONE - presents CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    In the alps of Bavaria, Germany, we see various shots of a mother lark feeding her babies in their nest.

    Also in Bavaria, we see men getting into gliders (being helped in by men wearing Nazi swastikas on their arms) and catapulted off into the air. Several shots of gliders floating about on the thermals.

    In Massachusetts, United States of America, we see exterior shots of the theatre at Cohassett where novelist Sinclair Lewis is appearing in his adaptation of his novel 'It Can't Happen Here'. He is seen rehearsing with his stage grandson while members of the South Shore Players summer theatre group paint and hammer scenery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1176.20
    Media URN:
    40563
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:56:00 / 01:40:52:00
    Canister:
    PT 443

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