Roundup of the short news around the country.
Full title reads: "PEOPLE IN CAMERA".
SHAH OF PERSIA ARRIVES TO LONDON
London - Shah of Persia (Iran) alights from York aircraft Endeavour at Northolt aerodrome, and is greeted by Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester. R.A.F. Guard of Honour at the present for the Shah of Persia at Northolt. Shah walks away from plane with Duke and several other men. Shah shaking hands with high ranking RAF (Royal Air Force) officer. King George VI and Shah walking in forecourt of Buckingham Palace. King and Shah inspecting Guard of Honour of Coldstream Guardsmen in full dress uniform at Buckingham Palace.
NORMAN HARTNELL DESCRIBES NEW TRENDS AT LONDON'S FASHION FORTNIGHT
London - Queen's dress maker, fashion designer Norman Hartnell, seated at table showing fashion drawings to Pathe reporter Fred Smith. Two men talking at table (natural sound). Hartnell talks about great advance in British materials and fashion. They rise from the table. Model enters room, Smith and Hartnell walk towards her and look at her frock. Norman Hartnell talking to Smith about British made material. Close up shot of the rose design on fabric. Girl turns round opening dress. Another girl comes into picture. Hartnell speaks about embroidery on her frock. Close up shot of embroidered pearls and diamonds on dress. Pan up the dress.
River Thames, London.
Swans swimming along Thames. Close up shot of the King's Swan Keeper, Mr Fred Turk. Close up shot of a badge - His Majesty's Swan Keeper on coat. Close up shot of flag of King's Swan Keeper. He is to ensure that swans keep to decorate he Thames in same numbers.
Boats going up river Thames. Boats about to enter lock. Close up shot of lock keeper turning wheels. Boats leaving lock. King's Swan Keeper's boat flying flag and rowed by three men searching for swans. Two swans and cygnet are seen - King's flag in foreground. Boat in river searching for swans. Swan and cygnet. King's swan keeper's boat being rowed down river by three men in striped jerseys. Close up shot of swan and cygnet. Two barges pulling into shore. Close up shot of swan keeper and assistant hoisting cygnet over side of boat. Lays cygnet on floor. Man holding cygnet by neck and lowering it into boat. Close up shot of keeper and assistant hoisting cygnet over side of boat and laying on floor. Three boats in river, swan uppers working. Close up shot of cygnet held by pair of hands, keeper's hands clipping wings. Close up shot of cygnet held by pair of hands. Hands marking cygnet with paint brush. Close up shot of cygnet being held round neck. Man in boat lowers cygnet over side to water. Cygnet dashes away followed by another cygnet.