• Short Summary

    Good documentary about the world in 1929. Illness of King George V & economic depression.

  • Description

    Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.

    Reel 1.

    01:27:38 Various shots of sings and dancers performing a number on stage.

    01:28:09 Opening Titles - "Time to remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by Michael Redgrave".

    01:28:32 SL/S's of the water crashing onto beach at Bognor Regis, Sussex. L/S of guard walking along sea front, he walks past large stately home (presumably Sir Arthur du Cros's house). Several L/S's of the house.

    01:28:59 Title: "1929 - The Time of the House At Bognor".

    01:29:07 Crowds gather outside Buckingham Palace, London waiting for news of health of King George V. Man holds up bulletin from doctor. MS of car carrying King down to Bognor for rest cure. People wave as it passes. Guard patrols in front of house.

    01:29:38 Big Ben (Clock tower of Palace of Westminster) scene through fog. Troops of Household Cavalry ride through streets. Trams and buses on foggy streets.

    01:29:50 Hunger marchers arrive in London from South Wales. They parade carrying banners. Crowds gather in Trafalgar Square.

    01:30:13 Labour Cabinet gathered in garden of No. 10 Downing St. As well as James Ramsay MacDonald the Cabinet picture also includes Philip Snowdon and James Henry (JH) Thomas. Good C/U's of MacDonald and Margaret Bondfield. Several shots of the Cabinet gathering on balcony including George Lansbury.

    01:30:47 Traffic scenes in busy London streets. Lots of buses in streets. Low angle shots of people walking along streets.

    01:31:24 People crowd outside totaliser / tote office at horse race course. People placing bets.

    01:31:39 Various fashion shots of womens' clothes. Different designs are shown.

    01:32:05 English cricket team come out to play in Ashes test. Major Henry Segrave with his record breaking car in America. Shots of Malcolm Campbell with Blue Bird / Bluebird in South Africa. Shots of Grand Prix motor racing in Monte Carlo. CU of winning team featuring Mr Williams.

    01:32:48 Two men ride motorcycle on float across the English Channel. Two men walk on step ladders along the road to Vienna. Shots of two way car - it has two steering wheels. Barnstorming scenes as pilot flies plane into building at 70 mph. Shots of auto-road roller.

    01:33:52 Shots of Doctor Alexander Fleming, inventor of Penicillin.

    01:34:02 Various shots of the Funeral of Marshall Foch in Paris, France.

    01:34:43 VS of scuttled German fleet in Scapa Floe. The hulls of the warships rise from the waves. Diver comes up carrying a tuba.

    01:35:27 Cavalry men show off their new armoured cars. VS of armoured cars on road.

    01:35:51 Troops marching past King Boris of Bulgaria. Various shots of European royalty.

    01:36:11 M/S of Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) and Gabriele D'Annunzio speeding across Lake Garda, Italy in a small boat. D'Annunzio points something out to Mussolini. M/S of Mussolini listening to D'Annunzio talking as they are sat together on the boat.

    01:36:26 Seaplanes race in Schneider Trophy. The plane is an early version of the Spitfire - the Supermarine S-6.

    01:36:51 Signing of Kellogg-Briand pact. L/S of Mr Frank Billings Kellogg sitting next to American President Coolidge, he signs the Pact. C/U of the book with signatures.

    Continued on next reel.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:27:38:00 / 01:37:09:00
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