• Short Summary

    News in brief - puppet show in Austria, landslide in Brighton and sea wall in Amroth.

  • Description

    Title reads: "News Flashes".

    Marionette show for allied soldiers in Salzburg, Austria.

    Various shots of puppet show depicting life of Mozart. Various shots of backstage scenes, good views of puppeteers operating the marionettes. Various shots of audience watching show, most are military personnel from Allied Occupation troops.

    Landslide in Brighton, Sussex.

    Various shots of pavements, roads and houses in state of collapse. Corporation handcarts and three workshops were also destroyed. Various shots of people being evacuated from houses near the landslide on Apollo Terrace. We see them walking down road carrying their belongings.

    Sea wall at Amroth, Wales.

    Various shots of ruined houses and collapsed sea wall. Damage is result of heavy gales. Panning shot of road with one side washed away, debris is strewn across it. M/S of car lying on its side. C/U of "road closed" and "traffic diversion" signs. Various shots of road with edge washed away. Various shots of man walking out of pub and standing by sea wall - he is standing in same place as Churchill did when he watched invasion troops practice for D-day landings at Amroth. M/S of rock strewn beach covered with debris.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:11:00 / 01:11:18:00

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