• Short Summary

    Conveyor belt used in shop, kids call Santa on telephone & Russians build new railway.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ONE MINUTE NEWS".

    Rahway, New Jersey, United States of America (USA).
    Long shot of grocery Store. Long shot of the interior showing conveyor belt. Customer being issued with stamping pencil with numbers. Customers choosing goods. Close up shot of customer stamping number on tin of peaches. Top shot of woman putting can on conveyor belt. Top shot, junction of conveyor belts. Close up shot of goods being taken off conveyor belt. Top shot of assistants sorting out goods. Pan with assistant putting goods in baskets. Top shot customer handing pencil to assistant and receiving basket of goods.

    Paris, France.
    Line of children at phone booths phoning up Santa Claus. Close up shot, tracking along children. Close up shot of little boy phoning Santa Claus. Angle shot, Santa Claus coming through hole in roof in balloon. Children looking in shop window of "Bon Marches" toy shop. Small model locomotive moving along tracks. Top shot, little engine past camera. Close up shot of two children looking at model railway in the window. Engine on track, pan up to children. Close up shot of children looking on. Train entering tunnel.

    Tarra-Kurne Desert, Russia (Soviet Union, USSR).
    Several shots of train moving through desert, Mongols in foreground. Trains loaded with prefabricated railway tracks. Long shot of Mongols running towards train. Train driver shaking hands with Mongols. Long shot of crane lowering prefabricated track, Mongols in foreground. Desert people looking on. Long shot of crane lowering prefabricated track. Close up shot, head-on view of track being lowered. Men run to the tracks and commence to bolt them together. Close up shot of man's hand screwing connecting rods, pan up to man. Another man screwing connecting rods. Close up shot of train wheel going over joined in rails. Train loaded with prefabricated tracks move off.

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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:
    01:28:13:00 / 01:30:44:00

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