• Short Summary

    News in flashes include trouble in Seoul, antiapartheid demonstrators and new Japanese Prince.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in Flashes.

    Various locations.

    Various shots of crowds milling around in Seoul, South Korea, demonstrating against the result of the General Election which they believe was rigged. A police jeep comes tearing through dispersing them. M/S as they get off the trucks to disperse the crowds. Top shot of people arguing and pointing to the police. M/S women in the crowd yelling and pushing their way past camera. Two policemen push one of the men off the wagon. M/S three policemen carry another man off to the wagon, two holding his arms and one holding a leg. C/U of people carrying banners and yelling as they rush through the streets.

    Intertitle - 'London airport'. L/S photographers in front of a 'plane. M/S's of the South African cricket team standing on steps of aeroplane. M/S as they file off. Various shots of the South African plane. M/S as their bus drives off. Various shots of political demonstrators by the roadside, some hold up banners reading 'Stop slavery in South Africa' and 'apartheid isn't cricket' Various shots as the bus with the cricketers on drives through.

    Intertitle - 'Tokyo' (Japan). Interior shot of Princess Michiko sat on a settee with Prince Naruhito on her lap, Crown Prince Akihito walks and sits on the arm of the settee. C/U's of the Crown Prince, Princess Michiko and the baby. M/S of Crown Prince Akihito and the Princess seated by the baby's cot. C/U Prince Akihito. He shakes a rattle over the cot. Various shots of the couple and their baby.

    Intertitle - 'Annapolis' (America, USA). Elevated shot at a navy college in Annapolis, the boxing ring is crowded with junior boxers jumping up and down. M/S audience applauding. M/S of two small boys boxing in the ring and swinging at each other. The boy on the right is almost losing his shorts, he stops and tries to pull them up but can't owing to the size of the boxing gloves. He turns towards his corner but is told to get back and fight so with his shorts almost off he wades in, but the other boy gets the better of him until his shorts are around his ankles and the fight is stopped. M/S young boys in the crowd cheering.

    M/S small boy coming out of the left hand corner of the ring with his left glove tucked right under his nose, he is met by the other and they start swinging at one another. C/U of the two boys still swinging wildly at each other, the fight is stopped and both boys are taken to the centre of the ring, they shake hands and are both presented with certificates.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:12:00 / 01:56:41:00

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