• Short Summary

    Model of Westminster Abbey, dog in Union Jack coat for coronation, umbrella with window in and fishing in ice in Hungary.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Cineviews in Brief". (number 24).

    Man makes cardboard model of Westminster Abbey. Dog celebrates coronation of King George VI with Union Jack coat. Woman tries out umbrella with window in and fishermen in Hungary fish under ice.

    With exception of fishing story, exact locations of events unknown (probably London).

    M/S of man adding final touches to model of Westminster Abbey. Various C/Us of different bits of cardboard model (with cellophane windows). Man took two years to make model and used postcards of abbey as guide. C/U of model with electric light inside, illuminating windows.

    Various shots of woman walking dog (looks like some kind of terrier) on lead down street. C/U of dog - he wears a jacket with Union Jack pattern on - very patriotic!

    C/U of umbrella with clear panel made from seal skin. Various C/Us of woman holding novelty umbrella - she peeps through its window. M/S of woman walking down street, she holds the umbrella in front of her, peering through the panel.

    M/S of man using axe to break ice on frozen Lake Balaton (aka Plattensee). Various shots of gang of men pulling ropes that go into hole in ice. M/S of man pushing wooden pole into ice hole. Various shots of men pulling out fishing nets full of fish out of holes in ice.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:07:00 / 01:27:21:00
    PT 367

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