• Short Summary

    A look at political and social life in Europe and beyond during 1924.

  • Description

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

    Reel 4.

    01:21:38 - L/S of Russians filing past the coffin of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin in Red Square, it is snowing heavily. L/S of Russian troops stamping to keep warm.

    01:22:05 - C/U 'Communist Party of Great Britain' banner strung across a building. The camera pans down to people gathered underneath it. L/S of crowds standing around. M/S of Ramsay MacDonald, J. H. Thomas (Colonial Secretary), Arthur Henderson (Home Secretary), and another man in an open carriage, they are all wearing top hats. M/S of four more men getting into another carriage. M/S as they ride up a hill towards Windsor Castle.

    01:22:44 - M/S of an unemployment queue. M/S of people queuing up to receive a measure of coal. M/S as two elderly ladies wheel some away in a barrow. M/S of children walking out of a food kitchen with bread and soup (?). C/U of a little boy clutching a jug to his chest and crying.

    01:23:15 - L/S as the camera pans across deserted docks. M/S of people looking at a notice to announce increase of wages. M/S of docks again.

    01:23:27 - L/S of people gathered outside Buckingham Palace as new Government is formed. L/S of cars driving out of the gate. M/S of three ministers walking away from the palace. M/S of more ministers leaving Buckingham Palace. M/S of Winston Churchill in a car, he passes the camera and raises his hat to the crowds. M/S of another car driving out.

    01:23:54 - L/S of election results being flashed across a screen. L/S of Stanley Baldwin walking along with his wife and friends in the garden at Chequers. M/S of a newsreel camera filming Baldwin sat on a bench in the garden.

    01:24:19 - L/S high angled shot of the wedding of Mr J. H. Thomas's daughter, they emerge from under an awning. M/S of Thomas and his daughter stood together. M/S of Stanley Baldwin and his wife getting out of a car to attend the wedding. L/S of big crowds as cars drive through.

    01:24:42 - L/S of huge spotlights turned on the crowds on election night, various shots of the crowds waving. Good M/S of author Sir James Barrie drinking a cup of tea and looking at the camera.

    01:25:06 - M/S of a band leader conducting in a nightclub. M/S of people dancing. M/S of four men stood together, one clowns for the camera and puts on a false moustache. M/S of fashionable young people sat at a table. M/S of a variety act - a man and woman do funny dance routine in nightclub. M/S of a lady dancing with a parasol. M/S of a man walking down some steps in knock-kneed fashion, then tap dancing up them.

    01:25:36 - M/S of a woman singing in a nightclub, she goes up to a man and dances in front of him. M/S of a group of people in a club including Tallulah Bankhead, Sophie Tucker and Irving Berlin. M/S of Irving Berlin talking to two other men. Good M/S of couples dancing in a nightclub. M/S of saxophonist playing. M/S of two ladies singing together on stage. M/S of couples dancing again.

    01:26:16 - L/S's of huge crowds in London outside on election night.

    01:26:39 - End titles "Time to Remember." End credits.

    End of Reel 4 - N.B. These reel numbers relate to NEG reels - Pathe's prints have been combined into 2 reels.

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    01:21:38:00 / 01:27:22:00
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