• Short Summary

    Magicians go to Brighton, Halifax bomber crashes in Yorkshire, Judges' Procession in London.

  • Description

    Title reads: "One Minute News".

    A party from the Institute of Magicians leaves Victoria Station, London to entertain fellow magicians at Brighton, Sussex. At Victoria, they gave a free show in the street. A woman magician produces a rabbit out of the hat of a man spectator. M/S of a ventriloquist with a clown dummy. Various shots of a pantomime horse dancing about and being harnessed to a coach by a clown. M/S of the coach load of magicians moving off. The coach is "drawn" by the pantomime horse.

    A Halifax bomber crashes at Baldersby, Yorkshire. Various shots of the wreckage of a an aeroplane scattered over a wide area. An RAF (Royal Air Force) man examines a torn parachute. M/S of some wreckage caught up in a tree. M/S of a man at the top of a telegraph pole disentangling wreckage.

    Lord Jowitt leads the procession of Judges from Westminster Abbey to the Lord Chancellor's reception at the House of Lords, Palace of Westminster, London. Various shots of a long procession of Judges and referees, K.C.s and Supreme Court officers. The Lord Chancellor Jowitt leads the procession. Narrator comments: "From the judges, an air of dignity, from their robes, a smell of mothballs". M/S of Lord Mayor of London Lawrence Sir Bracewell Smith and his daughter watching the Judges procession from Westminster Abbey.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:27:00 / 01:13:18:00

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