Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Title reads: "This Day - February 26th". Short Documentary film about events around that date throughout the century.
Feb 1927 - Game of motorcycle football at the British Industries Fair (BIF).
Feb 1932 - Mr Charles Harrison trying to break world speed record for speedboats.
Feb 1933 - Sqd Ldr Gayford and Flt Lt Nicholetts land in South Africa after record flight.
Feb 1934 - Visit of Prince George, Duke of Kent and General Smuts to Table Mountain.
Feb 1934 - Funeral of King Albert of the Belgians. Prince Leopold among mourners.
Feb 1925 - Republican demonstrations in Germany. Lots of flags.
Feb 1933 - Reichstag fire in Berlin. Ruins of the building.
Feb 1947 - Home movie shots of Adolf Hitler at the Berchtesgaden. Joseph Goebbels, Joachim Von Ribbentrop, Heinrich Himmler are also there. Also Eva Braun.
Feb 1943 - Battle of Stalingrad. Soviet and German soldiers fighting in the snow. Interrogation of General Friedrich Von Paulus.
Feb 1945 - Bombing of German Occupied Europe. American bombers high over Europe.
Feb 1950 - General Election Scenes - Winston Churchill at Woodford. CU Clement Attlee.
Feb 1953 - Various shots of Rag parade at Reading University. Problems over French girls brought over for day. British women students protest at Downing Street. Sheila Hynd (Student and Daughter of Labour MP) leads the protest to No 10. More shots of rag parade.
Compilation of material from the Pathe Library - Paperwork gives details of sources. Made in 1956.