• Short Summary

    Complaints over bomb tests, boxing match from Paris & Royal Family are received in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "One Minute News".

    Our reporter investigates in the village of Market Lavington on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, following complaints by villagers about an RAF (Royal Air Force) bombing exercise nearby.

    LS Pan of the village, showing the plain around it. LS Explosions on the plain. LS sheep running. MS Pathe's John Parsons interviewing villagers (nat sound). MS One Man expresses indifference there is a nearby explosion which fills the screen with smoke. As it clears J.P. is seen in his underpants as if there has been an explosion nearby.

    Paris, France. Gustave Degouve beats British middleweight boxing champion, Vince Hawkins.

    LS General views of the fight. CU Cut in shots of spectators. CU Hawkins in corner after tough round. CU the gong. MS more shots of the fight. Cut in shots of judges. CU Hawkins and his second after the fight.

    The City of London gives the Royal family an official welcome home.

    LS the procession of the state landau travelling to the Guildhall. LS the Lord Mayor, Sir Bracewell Smith offering the symbolic sword to the King which gives him formal permission to enter at Temple Bar. CU of the Royal family in the Landau (King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1185.02
    Media URN:
    40773
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:23:00 / 01:05:31:00
    Canister:
    47/40

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