Great film outlining the events of 1933.
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CU Newspaper headlines about Bodyline bowling controversy in cricket. Shots of Donald Bradman batting in nets. Shots of Harold Larwood bowling in nets. Shots of bodyline style bowling at Test match in Australia. CU headline about Bodyline.
Shots of people working in newspaper offices in Fleet St. LS of G K Chesterton (actually from 1931). Shots of motorcar racing at Brooklands. VS of fights breaking out in crowd during Irish General Election. Shots of yachts racing off the Isle of Wight. CU headline 'Mysterious Monster of Loch Ness'. Scenes around Loch Ness, Scotland. MS newspapers printed. More headlines. Ext shot of pub. Pan along row of bottles of alcohol.
Various shots of people enjoying a cruise on a liner ship. Scenes of British tourists in the Middle East, riding on donkeys through eastern market. VS around Venice, Italy. MS the Acropolis in Greece. VS of Roman ruins. Shots of people in dining car on railway train in Germany. Shots of River Rhine, castles, the Lorelei rocks, grape picking in Rhineland vineyards, people drink wine and dancing.
Large PT display by young Germans. Work and industry in Germany. Window of Jewish shops smashed by Nazi stormtroopers. Nazis in streets with Swastikas. Shops covered with signs proclaiming that they are Jewish. LS of Albert Einstein making speech about freedom. Shots of anti-Fascist demonstration in New York, United States of America (USA). Ext of White House. CU of American President Franklin D Roosevelt. Shots of Congress and New Deal work going on. Building of Mount Rushmoor memorial. Shots of FDR eating outside with New Dealers.
Shots of events of 1933 shown on cinema screen. Ramsay MacDonald meets Benito Mussolini. Exterior shots of lights in Piccadilly Circus, London. Shots of speedway racing, boxing, elephants performing in Circus, LS of people dancing at the Palais, a cinema organ rises from its pit. CU of newspaper ads for various films of 1933. Clip from 'The Sign of the Cross'. Shots of people in cinema. Clip from '42nd Street'. Shots of people in cinema. Clips from 'The Private Life of Henry VIII'. Shots of lights in London. Crowds of people in theatre foyer. Shots of people in theatre. Dancing girls on stage, back stage shots, dancing girls wearing fig leaf outfits, acrobats performs on stage, singing group, actors performing, Tommy Handley on stage - speaking into telephone, Ronald Frankau performing, Harry Tate in Billiards. Wilson, Kepple (without Betty), minstrel show. Shots of people dancing in dance hall.
People in cinema. Dr Joseph Goebbels making speech to nazis in Germany. Books burning in street. People through books onto the fire to burn them.
Shots of London, Berlin and Manhattan at night. People watching musical play intercut with good shots of neon lights in cities.
Shots of old books and photographs piled in attic. Rocking horse and globe - harking back to start of film.
End Titles: "Scrapbook For 1933 was produced by the Pathe Documentary Unit. - The End".
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