• Short Summary

    Includes items on Princess Michiko, Princess Margaret, and Gina Lollobrigida.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in flashes.

    M/S of Princess Michiko, wife of Prince Akihito, walking from the Imperial Household Hospital in Tokyo, Japan. She is followed by a nurse carrying the baby Prince Naruhito. M/S women in crowd, one has child on her back. Various shots of Princess Michiko sitting in the car with the baby in her arms. C/U of the baby.

    Intertitle - 'London'. M/S of men standing around the new incinerator. C/U of its inventor Gordon Hoskinson. M/S as he lifts the lid and throws a tyre into the flames, C/U as he adds old car seat. M/S as smoke pours out of the chimney. C/U as he turns a switch and smoke stops as it consumes its own heat. M/S man looking at back of it. C/U part of the incinerator. M/S as a group of men hold up their hands to feel the heat coming from the machine.

    Intertitle - 'Ohio' (America, USA). L/S of the sports arena in Toledo, Ohio in darkness. The lights come on to reveal the bowling lanes. M/S of men lined up to bowl in the 57th American Bowling Congress. M/S as they release the balls and they strike the pins. M/S of crowds applauding. L/S as a man runs up to bowl, he knocks all the pins down. M/S of another man running towards the camera and bowling past. The camera follows the ball down the lane as it strikes knocking all the pins over. C/U champion Steve Nagy preparing to bowl. M/S as he releases the ball. M/S from behind the pins as the ball strikes and knocks all of them down. M/S of another man bowling, C/U as it knocks all the pins down. M/S of man bowling, a single pin is left standing. M/S as another ball knocks it down.

    Intertitle - 'London'. M/S Princess Margaret walking down the stairs at the Vaudeville Theatre followed by her fiance Anthony Armstrong-Jones. Princess Margaret shakes hands with Mr Russell and is then introduced by him to Dorothy Reynolds, who wrote the play's book and lyrics, and Julian Slade. M/S as Princess Margaret chats to Julian and Anthony talks to Dorothy.

    Intertitle - 'Rome' (Italy). M/S as film star Gina Lollobrigida gets out of her car in Rome, M/S as she waves to the cameras. M/S as she stands with her husband Dr. Milko Skofic. M/S of them surrounded by people, a man kisses Gina's hand. L/S as the press follow them up the steps. Good C/U's of the couple as they walk up the steps in the crowd.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:43:00 / 01:04:09:00

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