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  • Short Summary

    Great shots of the Philippines, the Bowery district of New York and Palermo in Sicily.

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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    Title reads: "Pathe Review I - MCMXXX".
    Title reads: ' Zooming over Luzon. The Philippines as the camera sees them."

    Intertitle reads: 'The first aerial motion picture log of our chief island possessions to be presented on any screen." The Philippines. A biplane passenger aircraft takes off.

    Intertitle reads: 'Up into the air from Manila.' Aerial views.

    Intertitle reads: 'Here is the home town as Manilans never see it.' More aerial shots.

    Intertitle reads: 'The airway leads over Luzon's white rimmed coral reefed coastline.' Aerial views of the coastline. Views of the plane (air to air). Large mountain on the coast.

    Intertitle reads: 'A decorative sea motif by Mother Nature.' Aerial views of the waves breaking on the beaches. Air to air shots of biplanes flying. More views over the Philippines.

    Title reads: "The Bowery. The most famous street of Little Old New York." United States of America.
    Intertitle reads: "First it was the lane from New Amsterdam to Peter Stuyvesant's country place 'The Bouwerie'." CU Statue of Peter Stuyvesant.

    Intertitle reads: "Sturdy old Peter was buried here in 1672, and Saint Mark's Church stands over him." Shots of St. Mark's Church.

    Intertitle reads: "The Bowery today and what a sight for Peter Stuyvesant's eyes!" Various shots of the Bowery district of New York.

    Bowery District of New York, United States of America.

    Intertitle reads: "Once the gayest street in the town the Bowery has now come to a sordid old age." Shots of men hanging about on street corners. Ext of Peoples Theatre. Ext of bar. Man searches through bin. More shots of people on streets.
    Intertitle reads: "The Bowery and the East Side still have fashionable shops of a sort." Various shots of market stalls and shops. Underwear stall. Street traders at work.
    Intertitle reads: "The region has its traditions and spots of pride - Here's Al Smith's old home." Shots of the former home of American politician Al Smith.
    Intertitle reads: "The Bowery also purveys Hope and Salvation". CU sign for 'Bowery Mission'. Ext. of the 'Rescue Society'. CU sign in window "Repent Believe Be Born Again". Shots of elevated railway.

    Film switches to stencil colour.

    Title reads: "Pathe Review. Palermo. What the tourists go to see in the capital of Sicily."
    Shots of Palermo harbour.
    Intertitle reads: "Palermo is esteemed locally for its fish and government buildings." Shots of the fishing fleet beached in the harbour.
    Intertitle reads: "We have seen the fishermen - now for the buildings." Various shots of civic buildings in Palermo.
    Intertitle reads: "Here is Palermo's Official Beggar". Shots of man in cowl, begging.
    Intertitle reads: "It is impolite not to view the murals of the Cappella Palatina". Views of the Cappella Palatina. CU of carving. Tourists look at the stonework. More shots around the Cappella.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:45:00 / 01:44:14:00
    UN 151 A

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