• Short Summary

    Item includes new underground extension to Stratford, and beauty course for W.A.A.F.s.

  • Description

    Item title reads - One minute news.

    Various locations.

    Manchester. M/S as a woman walks down a snow covered road. Good shots as children throw snowballs at each other in the first snow of the season. A woman takes her dog for a walk. Various shots of Manchester's Piccadilly in the snow, as buses and traffic drive through.

    Alfred Barnes, the Minister of Transport, opens London's new underground extension to Stratford. M/S as Barnes turns the key in the lock and releases the curtain over the tunnel. Mr and Mrs Barnes enter the train. C/U as the train disappears into the tunnel. Various shots of people inside. C/U of the signals. Various shots as the train comes into Stratford station.

    Athens, Greece. M/S's as Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery shakes hands with official and inspects Greek guard of honour formed by Evzones. M/S of Montgomery with War Minister Dragoumis watching troops marching along the street.

    London. Air Marshal Cochrane and Air Commandant Felicity Hanbury, W.A.A.F. (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) Chief, inspect a display of work arranged by the W.A.A.F. educational scheme at Bushy Park, Teddington. This gives a new slant on peacetime work for servicewomen not yet demobbed. Various shots of dresses, dolls and other toys they have made. Various shots of a beauty culture course, a woman has her faced massaged and another has her hair styled by a student. C/U as she shows off her hair.

    Cataloguer's note: the picture is missing between 01:32:12 and 01:32:23.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:04:00 / 01:33:46:00

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