• Short Summary

    Review of some of the important events from the 1960s.

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    M/S crowd on balcony at London Airport, pan to mass of people awaiting the arrival of pop group The Beatles. C/U teenagers screaming. M/S John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison walking down steps of aircraft and waving to crowd. M/S as crowd wave from balcony. C/U Beatles waving. M/S crowd on balcony waving. M/S mass crowd. C/U Beatles standing together smiling. C/U as police hold back crowd. M/S as Beatles push their way through crowd. M/S Beatles pushing through crowd being helped by police, pan up to large crowd. M/S girl being lifted over the heads of crowd after fainting. C/U Beatles pushing through crowd. C/U crowd behind wire netting. C/U Beatles aboard airport coach. M/S of large crowd at the Arlington Cemetery for President John Kennedy's funeral. M/S of the hearse carrying President Kennedy's coffin at Arlington. M/S as the coffin is taken from the hearse. M/S large crowd of dignitaries, including heads of state, General Charles de Gaulle and Haile Selassie, Emperor of Abyssinia. M/S of mourners around the graveside, Jacqueline Kennedy, etc., as the flame is lit. C/U of the flame, camera zooms back to show Guard of Honour beside the coffin.

    Various good shots flower people and hippies in the open air. C/U girl with face painted. Big M/S Houses of Parliament, (Churchill's funeral). Interior M/S Winston Churchill lying in state. C/U coffin draped with Union Jacks. M/S of the lying-in-state showing the Guard of Honour. Angle shot exterior showing Union Jack flag at half mast on Westminster Abbey. Top shot showing queues of people waiting to go in to the lying-in-state. M/S Westminster Abbey showing large queue of people. M/S people going into Westminster Abbey. Interior M/S crowds filing past the coffin.

    M/S pan mass of small craft on their way to meet Sir Francis Chichester on his return from round the world yacht trip. M/S of Chichester's craft surrounded by other boats. M/S Chichester in his boat being escorted in. Interior M/S of girls in mini skirts picking out clothing. C/U mini skirted legs, pan up to girls holding up clothes. Exterior M/S two girls looking in shop window, one wearing maxi and one wearing mini. Interior M/S mini skirted girls.

    M/S of jumbo jet at the entrance of its hangar. C/U one of the giant engines on the wing of the jumbo. M/S of the jet as it is towed forward. C/U under wing of the jumbo. Top shot showing the jumbo standing on tarmac, its size is shown by the vehicles standing around it. C/U and M/S of Martin Luther King surrounded by crowd of people. Pan of civil rights marchers. C/U Martin Luther King walking in crowd. M/S as Martin Luther King walks to microphone. M/S large mass crowd. Pan aeroplane dropping bombs in the Vietnam War. M/S pan aircraft dropping bombs. M/S explosion. M/S troops coming off landing craft. M/S troops. M/S troops in jungle. C/U troops in jungle. M/S explosion in trees. C/U's troops moving into position. M/S pan police running towards demonstrators at Grosvenor Square. C/U policemen handling demonstrators and throwing them into bushes. M/S police fighting with demonstrators. C/U demonstrators with placards. C/U demonstrators fighting the police. M/S wrecked vehicles in the desert in the Arab - Israeli War. M/S armoured vehicle travelling through the desert. M/S pan wrecked vehicles. C/U crew of armoured vehicle travelling through desert. M/S pan of wrecked armoured vehicles.

    M/S of the Hovercraft, 'Seaspeed', moving off. M/S as it takes to the water. Interior M/S of the hovercraft. Various shots of 'Seaspeed' underway. M/S blanks for the new decimal 50 pence coin in tray. C/U of blanks. M/S of machines in Royal Mint stamping new coins. C/U of machine. C/U new 50 pence coin coming from machine. M/S pan over the length of Concorde. M/S as it takes off. M/S the surface of the moon. M/S of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin putting up the American flag on the moon. M/S of the moon's surface. M/S of the astronauts walking about on the moon's surface.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:06:43:00

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