• Short Summary

    Air crash in USA, Free French Day in London, Police horses get medals, parade in Brussels.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "One Minute News".

    United States of America (USA). 50 killed in plane crash near Charlestown, West Virginia.

    LS Aerial view of the wreck spreadeagled on the mountain side. Various shots of rescuers searching for bodies amid wreckage and toiling with stretchers over the rough ground. The plane that crashed was a Skymaster. VS of bodies being carried down on stretchers.

    Free French Day celebrated in London.

    MS Anthony Eden with a group of Frenchmen. CU General Sir William Slim and Admiral Philip Vian. CU French Generals Legentilhomme and Petit. MS a procession in which women are dressed in French traditional costume, marches to the Cenotaph in Whitehall. MS LS Colours are dipped as wreaths are laid on the cenotaph.

    Hyde Park, London. Police Horses receive Dicken medal.

    LS General view of the scene in Hyde Park showing horses lined up. CU MS General J C O Marriott, London districts GOC inspects the parade of mounted policemen. CU the three horses to receive the award. MS "Regal" one of them, has the medal pinned on, by Police Commissioner Sir Harold Scott. LS a string of horses walking out of Hyde Park.

    Ommegand parade in Brussels, Belgium. Commemorating the arrival of a statue of the Virgin on a boat in Antwerp 600 years ago.

    VS of flag twirlers in Grand Place. LS Various shots of the colourful procession through the streets, men on stilts, grotesque figures wearing masks, including effigies of the Duke and Duchess of Brabant and several animals. VS of crowds watching.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:52:00 / 01:05:54:00

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