• Short Summary

    Various war time stories from around the Country. Good shots of Blackpool.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pictured Paragraphs from the World's News."

    Australia.
    VS of a rally of vintage cars in Australia, many of the drivers and passengers of the old cars are dressed in clothes of the period or in fancy dress.

    Britain.
    MS Pan with private car being driven into garage. VS of men painting the car with camouflage colours to conform to the Ministry of Home Security ruling.

    London Zoo.
    VS MSs. and CUs of the bison at the London Zoo with its newly born calf, good CUs of bison and the calf in the open air enclosure.

    Byker, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne & Wear.
    VS of small children, mainly girls,giving a song and dance display before a small audience made up of their parents and other tenants of the council flats on a Newcastle estate, good CUs of children and mothers, the show is followed by a collection, the proceeds of which go to the war effort and to a fund for the troops.

    St. John's Westminster, London.
    Wedding of Mr J Henderson Stewart MP and Miss Anna Greenwell.

    Blackpool, Lancashire.
    VS good shots of crowds of typical English holidaymakers crowding the Beach. GVs of beach, the tower and shots of children watching Punch and Judy and riding on donkeys.

    VS of the wreckage of a German bomber lying in the road of a suburban street.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1051.28
    Media URN:
    20988
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:51:00 / 01:32:33:00
    Canister:
    40/61

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