• Short Summary

    Stories from around the Country and the World.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Picture Paragraphs From The World News".

    Belgium

    High angle GV of the state funeral procession moving through the streets of a Belgian town. The funeral is of a pilot who intercepted a German bomber that had violated Belgian neutrality and who was shot down by the Germans.

    Holland / The Netherlands.

    VS of rescue craft around the partly submerged hull of a Dutch submarine that sank after being in collision with a tug off the Dutch coast. Rescued crew men come onto the docks.

    England.

    VS An artillery barrage practices its work. Small artillery guns are fired in a creeping barrage. Shots of men consulting charts.

    North East England.

    VS including CUs of Prince George, the Duke of Kent, presenting medals to the officers and men of a submarine that sank a German cruiser at Heligoland. The sailors were present with the Distinguished Service Medal.

    Cardiff, Wales

    VS of the rugby match between England and Wales at Cardiff with cut-ins of the crowds in the stands, England won by 18 points to 9.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1039.14
    Media URN:
    20639
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:05:00 / 01:18:52:00
    Canister:
    40/22

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