• Short Summary

    January sales madness starts & Australia beats England in rugby.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE NATION".

    JANUARY SALES

    London.
    Bargain hunters swarm the January sales. Long tracking shot of a long queue ending at Fenwick's in New Bond street, London - mostly women in the queue. Close up shot of a notice in the window "Stocktaking Bargains". Close up shots of other notices in the display. Women surging into the shop as the doors open. Shop assistants taking garments out of a window. Various shots of masses of women in the stores showing them swarming round counters and turning over the goods. Women trying on hats. More shots of the crowded shop. (01:46:00)

    RUGBY - AUSTRALIA BEAT ENGLAND 11-0

    Twickenham, Middlesex (Greater London).

    Long shot of the huge crowd at stadium - taken at such an angle that it seems like a hill rising to meet the skyline. International rugby match between England and Australia in progress - this is the last match of the Australian tour of England. Various shots of the game. Cut in shot of the Prime Minister, Clement Attlee, watching excitedly. It is his 65th birthday. Various shots of the crowd watching the match. Final score - Australia 11, England 0.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1418.10
    Media URN:
    46196
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/01/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:52:00 / 01:47:51:00
    Canister:
    48/3

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