• Short Summary

    Fashion show in Paris; Boxing match in Manchester; Quads birthday in Poland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: " ONE MINUTE NEWS - PARIS".

    Versailles, Paris, France.
    Long shot of a model standing under archway in King's garden at Versailles wearing a tight-skirted ensemble of black silk with strapless tunic embroidered with pearls. Model walking towards camera, wearing an evening gown of brocade with a short coat. Close up shot model wearing brocade dress, pan as she walks up to other model. Close up shot of the two models talking. Girl in brocade on left. She takes off jacket. Model walking up to statue wearing a cocktail gown of one part silk and one part silk woven with velour. Model looking at statue. Same dress. Close up shot of model looking at statue, pan as she walks down steps. Long shot of model wearing evening gown of black velvet. Close up shot of the girl displaying black velvet dress, pan as she walks past fountain.

    Title reads: "MANCHESTER".

    Manchester, Lancashire.
    British Empire Lightweight Championship boxing match between Billy Thompson from Yorkshire and Arthur King of Canada in progress. High angle long shot of Billy Thompson and Arthur King (black man) sparing in centre of ring. King leads with left. The boxers clinch. King leads with left. Thompson counters with blows to the body. They clinch and referee breaks them. Close up shot of Thompson and King boxing. King attacks and they clinch. Close up shot of the spectators. King attacks - Thompson on ropes. King steps back and they spar up to each other again. Close up shot of Thompson with back to camera. King drives Thompson to ropes. Thompson recovers and they fight in centre of ring. Close up shot of a man in audience. Referee trying to make an announcement after stopping fight, declaring King winner of Empire Lightweight contest. Crowd applauding. Cameramen, seconds and spectators in ring. Close up shot of Thompson with cut eye.

    Title reads: "WARSAW".

    Warsaw, Poland.
    Close up shot, pan, Polish quads soon after birth. Close up shot of cameraman alighting from truck. Four quads in cot on their first birthday - three boys and a girl. Close up shot of one of the quadruplets looking through cot bars. Close up shot of the second quad smiling. Close up shot of the third boy quad looking on. Close up shot of a girl quad with finger in mouth. Close up shot of mother and girl. Close up shot of the two prams, each containing two quads, being pushed along street.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:11:00 / 01:40:34:00

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment