Good documentary about the world in 1929. Illness of King George V & economic depression.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
01:49:07 Scenes of people drinking alcohol in Prohibition era America. Dancing to the sounds of a Jazz band. American night club scenes. More dancing.
01:49:42 People dancing on stilts. People keep falling over. Racers skiing through Paris, France on wheeled skis.
01:50:26 Man comes down ice run on luge / sledge. Bus is driven at speed across a skid pan. Person on ice skates tries to jump over barrels and falls over.
01:50:39 Dancing scenes from stage show. Lots of high kicks. More stage dancing, including Cyril Ritchard (Cyril Richard for search purposes). Comedy scenes including collapsing golf clubs and exploding changing rooms. Tap dancing on steps in top hats from large dance group.
01:52:19 Foggy scenes of traffic in London.
01:52:28 Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) inspecting working class homes in North of England. CU of Prince (in Camel overcoat) chatting to home owner. Shots of group of miner. Prince of Wales comes out of house.
01:52:55 Top view of parade past crowds to Buckingham Palace, London. King George V and Queen Mary in open Royal coach as he returns to London and health. Crowds around palace. LS of King, Queen and other royals on balcony of Buckingham Palace.
01:53:31 End titles and credits. Written and Produced by Peter Baylis. Associate Producer - Lionel Hoare. Film research from the Associated British-Pathe Library - Harry Wynder and Charles Chart. Recorded by George Newberry. Executive Producer - Terry Ashwood. Ends: 01:54:18
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