• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth In Crawley. Robot footballer in Hendon and Eruptions on the Sun.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The World In Camera".

    Crawley, Sussex. Princess Elizabeth opens a road and plants a tree.

    MV Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) walking forward with Sir Thomas Bennet to cut tape across new highway. She cuts tape. MV Princess handing back scissors. MV Crowds behind signpost - 'Manor Royal'. SV Signpost - 'Manor Royal'. MV Princess and officials including Chairman of Worth Council and the High Commissioner of Canada, Mr LD Wilgress at tree planting ceremony. CU Children. CU Princess chatting to local officials.

    Subtitle reads: "Hendon, London".

    SV Machine watched by George Male releases ball. Front view ball being catapulted from machine . SV From back of machine ball being hurled from machine SV Men priming machine. CU Hand fixing sling to hook on starter handle. Ball is then fixed in catapult sling, which is drawn back. SV automatic football machine being made ready to fire ball. SV Back view ball being released. MV Players waiting for ball to drop pan as ball descends and players pass ball to each other. SV Towards Arsenal player George Male and player run for ball together. Player beats Male, who runs into net. SV Machine being made ready for corner kick. CU Hand on starter lever. MV Ball is hurled towards players and is intercepted by goalie. SV Front view ball being released from catapult. LV Ball in air pan down with ball to players who dribble about and score goal. The machine was invented by former Arsenal Goalie Alec Wilson.

    Subtitle reads: "Colorado, USA". United States of America.

    GV Climax observatory, nestling between snow-covered mountains. SV Observatory. SV Dr. Walter Orr Roberts looking at telescope. CU Eruption on sun. MV Dr. Roberts looking through telescope. CU Gigantic eruption on sun.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:31:00 / 01:55:22:00

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