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    Material relating to newsreel story ROUND THE WORLD IN 80 HOURS! - 59/28.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story ROUND THE WORLD IN 80 HOURS! - 59/28.

    Extra footage not used in newsreel story.

    Various exterior and interior shots of Idlewild Airport, New York. Various day and night shots of street scenes in New York including 'Don't Walk' sign. General view of the Golden Gate bridge at San Francisco. Travel shot: along the bridge. General view overlooking part of San Francisco. The famous hill in San Francisco with tram car coming up it and in the background Alcatraz prison. Travel shot along one of San Francisco's main streets.

    San Francisco's airport police. C/U of badge on policeman's arm reading "San Francisco International Airport". Various shots of fire in a San Francisco hotel (as seen in cut story - not very serious) showing rescue work going on. Policemen and firemen looking on.

    Various shots of Oahu Island, one of the Hawaiian group in the South Pacific. Waikiki beach at Honolulu. People sunbathing on the beach and in grounds of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel built on the edge of the beach. C/U life belt with 'Royal Hawaiian' on it. People relaxing on sun terrace of the hotel. Group of men in swimming trunks walking along the water's edge. A long boat paddling by as seen from the beach. Cars parked around the hotel. Interior of the hotel lobby.

    The Britannia aircraft at Honolulu airport at night. Airline crew receive garlands from the local girls. At the sunken hull of the 'Arizona' ship in Pearl Harbour we see US Navy men coming aboard with the Stars and Stripes to fly from the masthead. Stars and Stripes being raised. Sailors salute then leave the ship patrol boat. Old Japanese tanks and guns lying derelict on the shore at Wake Island. The broken off bows of an old Japanese ship on foreshore. Old Japanese pillboxes now overgrown with weeds.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:26:00 / 01:51:25:00
    59/28 C (Selected Originals)

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