• Short Summary

    Toy cars in Germany, elderly miner gets medal, baby animals in Amsterdam, King at Sandhurst.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "One Minute News".

    Germany. Smallest car in Germany. MS CU the car driving along, is suddenly picked up in a man's hands. CU the body of the small model / toy car is removed to reveal the mechanism with a tiny diesel engine. LS the car going along a road beside other traffic, looking like a tiny ant crawling along.

    Canterbury, Kent. 78 years old Bill Merrit, Britain's oldest miner awarded the BEM (British Empire Medal). CU Bill Merrit, lying in a hospital bed, reading letters. CU He talks into mic, held by Pathe's John Parsons. (nat sound). He has worked in coal mines for 65 years.

    Amsterdam Zoo, Holland / The Netherlands. Lots of mothers and baby animals. CU a mother hippopotamus and baby. CU An reindeer family. CU mother cow and calf. CU highland cow and calf. CU a Kangaroo and Joey. MS Kangaroos jumping along. MS a monkey, with a baby hanging on, leaping up rocks. CU family of goats. CU a pony and foal. CU a sealion catches a ball on its nose, then plunges into a pool. MS a tortoise and a tiny baby crawling along.

    The King presents colours at Sandhurst Military College, Berkshire. LS MS The King presenting colours to officer cadets. VS crowds watching in the rain. MS King George VI mounts the saluting base. CU the King takes the salute as the cadets march past. LS MS Troops marching past.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:38:00 / 01:51:58:00

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