• Short Summary

    Death of De Havilland's son, Alsatians with V.C.s and angling contest at Eastbourne.

  • Description

    Title reads: "One Minute News".

    Location of events unknown.

    Son of aircraft pioneer Geoffrey De Havilland (also named Geoffrey de Havilland) is killed in experimental flight. Various shots of De Havilland junior getting into Vampire jet and taking off.

    Erdington, Birmingham.

    Meeting of Alsatian Association. Various shots of Alsatian police dogs doing obedience demonstration. Marquees and crowd see in the background. Various C/Us of "Jet", a black Alsatian who was awarded the Victoria Cross for saving 125 lives when a Chelsea block of flats was hit by flying bomb. C/U of a Golden Retrieved dressed up in beret, spectacles, and pipe.

    Eastbourne, Sussex.

    Anglers' Festival. L/S of Eastbourne pier, taken from the seaward end, town can be seen in the background. Various shots of the anglers fishing over side of pier. One or two catch small fish. C/U of one of the anglers dozing in a chair. C/U of a fishing rod twitching, signifying a bite. Man sleeping frantically leaps up and reels in two fish. M/S of the fish being weighed at the end of the contest. They are comically small.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:30:00 / 01:55:07:00

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