• Short Summary

    Review of the year 1934.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "REVIEW OF 1934".

    A nice title with cockerel in a big David's star - six angles - shining and illuminated signs reading: "PATHE GAZETTE COVERS THE WORLD FOR NEWS BRITISH 100% 1910 - 1934"

    A new title appears: 'PATHE GAZETTE - REVIEW OF 1934"

    January

    Various shots of the world's largest liner "Majestic" in Southampton dock.

    February

    New Belgian King Leopold III rides to meet his first Parliament after death of his father Albert the Good. Various shots of he new King riding through the crowded Brussels street.

    March

    Various shots of the Cambridge versus Oxford boat race. Cambridge wins the race.

    Various shots of the Grand National hose race. The horses racing and jumping. Golden Miller wins the Grand National. Winner moving slowly through crowd. Golden Miller and owner Miss Dorothy Pagget (sp?)

    April

    King George V presents the gold medal of the O.B.E. to Sister Dorothy Louise Thomas for heroism shown during and after explosion in the Middlesex Hospital. Queen Mary standing behind surrounded by nurses and hospital staff.

    Various shots of the FA (Football Association) Cup Final match between Manchester City and Portsmouth. Manchester City wins 2-1. Crowds cheer.

    May

    Various shots of the cricket Test Match between Australia and England. In this match, a cricket legend Don Bradman (Sir Donald Bradman) makes fantastic start with a score of 206.

    America's Cup Challenger British yacht 'Endeavour' makes her first trials. Various shots of 'Endeavour' at sea with many people onboard.

    June

    Several shots of the Derby. Horses racing. 'Windsor Lad' wins the Derby. 'Windsor Lad' and its owner Maharajah of Rajpipla (small man with top hat in his hand). Prince Monolulu is seen walking behind them.

    German Dictator Adolf Hitler leaving plane on the way to his first meeting with Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) in Venice, Italy. Two dictators shaking hands and walk surrounded by various dignitaries.

    Pan across the old Waterloo Bridge in London which is to be demolished. Temporary bridge which was erected to ease the traffic is seen next to it.

    July

    Wimbledon Tennis Championship - crowds, royal box with King George V and Queen Mary watching the tennis. Fred Perry, English tennis player who won the men singles title after the match being congratulated by opponent. Dorothy Round, English tennis player who won the women singles title during the finals match against American Helen Jacobs. Two leaving the court after the match.

    Packed Liverpool streets - crowds gathered to greet King George V who arrives to open the Mersey Tunnel, a great engineering achievement. King opening the tunnel. Long curtain rises and entrance of the tunnel is seen.

    August

    Various shots of the funeral of Dr. Dolfuss, assassinated Chancellor of Austria. Funeral procession with Cortege moving slowly through he streets of Vienna.

    Several shots of the funeral of German President Field Marshal Paul Von Hindenburg in Berlin. Troops saying the last goodbye to the great soldier.

    Various shots of the he final test match between England and Australia. Australia wins and secures the Ashes. Crowds fill the Oval grounds after the match.

    September

    Several shots of the American liner Morro Castle burning at sea only 8 miles from the US Coast.

    King George V and Queen Mary on platform just before the Queen launches the Cunard White Star Liner 534 at Clydebank. Huge crowds gathered to see the launching. She christens the ship 'Queen Mary'. Liner plunges into the sea.

    October

    Various shots of the funeral of the King Alexander of Yugoslavia in Belgrade. King and the French Foreign Minister Mr Barthou were assassinated in Marseilles, France. Late King's eldest son, young King Peter II is seen standing beside his father's coffin.

    Several shots of the plane taking off, flying and taxiing in. C. W. A. Scott and Captain T. Campbell Black have won the England to Australia Air Race in this plane. Plane's Name is Grosvenor House. The shots were taken at the start of the race at Mildenhall and after their arrival to Melbourne, final destination.

    November

    King George V laying wreath at the base of Cenotaph at Armistice Day Celebration in London. Top shot of the sea of people gathered for the celebration.

    Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, reading the message from the King to people of Melbourne at Centenary Celebrations.

    Royal Coach in front of Westminster Abbey. Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece getting into coach after their wedding. Duke and Duchess leaving in coach after he ceremony. Huge crowds are seen around Buckingham Palace. Duke and Duchess a the balcony of Buckingham Palace waving to crowds.

    End title reads: "So the year ends and Pathe Gazette wish all their many friends a prosperous (presumably - time code over) New Year."

    28/12/1934 ?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    811.13
    Media URN:
    10684
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/12/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:43:00 / 01:26:29:00
    Canister:
    34/104

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