Documentary about 1926 - General Strike, international politics, dancing, weather and record breaking feats.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
01:05:42 Various shots of League of Nations meeting in Geneva. Various M/Ss and C/Us of Wilhelm II watching an Auto-Gyro being tested. Various shots seaplane (flying boat) taking off from water. All German technical innovations.
01:06:33 Various shots of aviator, Sir Alan Cobham's aeroplane landing, returning from Australia, some good C/Us of Cobham. Various shots of American aerial stunt - wing walking woman changes landing wheel of aeroplane in flight. Various shots flying boat (seaplane) landing in Spain. King Alphonso watches the landing. Various shots of pilot of seaplane - General Francisco Franco.
01:08:18 L/S troops in Italy. M/S of Duce, Benito Mussolini, reviewing troops from balcony - his nose is injured from attempted assassination. M/S of boy cadets doing fascist salute. More shots Mussolini reviewing troops. Various shots of Marshal Pilsudski reviewing troops in Poland. Various shots of riots in Greece - caused by military coup. Various shots General Pangalos in crowd filled stadium, a large Greek flag is hoisted up.
01:09:33 Various shots of student rag parade in Belfast in honour of Winston Churchill. He is presented with 'paddy hat' and then taken through crowd filled streets on back of horse drawn cart - all in good humour!
01:10:23 L/S of ticker tape parade in New York. Various C/Us of Gertrude Ederle, first woman to swim Channel, arriving in New York by ship.
01:10:49 C/U of Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey (boxers) chatting. Various M/Ss Tunney flexing his muscles and punching punch bag.
01:11:08 M/S of stunt man bending iron bars around his head and girders over his shoulders. Various L/Ss of man tightrope walking between buildings, Mont Matre, Paris. Various shots of crashable car being tested (it has circular frame that allows it to roll over).
01:12:09 Various shots of marathon dancing competition - dancers are exhausted! Various shots more genteel couples dancing. M/S dancers on stage in bizarre costumes - Felix the cat, pantomime cow etc.
01:13:26 end title: "Time to Remember. "End of Part One".
End of Reel 2 - N.B. These reel numbers relate to NEG reels - Pathe's prints have been combined into 2 reels.
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