• Short Summary

    New hydroelectric scheme in Scotland, boxer Gus Lesnevitch, and Corsa del Palio feature.

  • Description

    Item title reads - People in camera.

    Various locations.

    Loch Lomond, Scotland. The camera pans across people gathered at Loch Lomond to look at plans for new Loch Sloy hydroelectric scheme. C/U of Fuel Minister Emanuel Shinwell and his wife. L/S of the site. M/S of Shinwell and Secretary for Scotland, Joe Westwood. M/S of their wives. They walk along next to loch.

    Brighton, Sussex. M/S of American boxer Gus Lesnevitch and his manager Joe Vella talking to Pathe's John Parsons in a living room. Gus says he is happy to be back and he wants to give people a good fight. Joe says he is in good condition and will be very fit for the match. Gus ends by saying people will get a good run for their money.

    Various shots of the Corsa del Palio at Siena. High angled shots of people on horses in ancient military costume. High angle shot of huge crowds gathered to watch. M/S of American Commander in Chief of Austria, General Mark Clark, watching from a balcony. Various shots as banners are waved. M/S of beginning of horse race where some jockeys fall off and horses fall over. Various shots as the horses race around the circuit in the town square whilst people cheer them on. M/S as a flare is fired into the air.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:58:00 / 01:31:00:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Emanuel Shinwell" was far better known as Manny Shinwell.

    "Gus Lesnevitch" should read Gus Lesnevich.

    Out-takes from Lesnevich's interview can be seen in clip 2335.02.

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