Documentary film about the years 1905-1910, a period of technological and political change.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
01:00:08 Man and woman play a game of tennis. An umpire looks on. This looks like a friendly knock up in a garden. Shots of fashionable Edwardian ladies at a race meeting.
01:00:30 Opening Titles - "Time to remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by Sir Ralph Richardson."
01:00:54 King Edward VII leads a shooting party. Prince of Wales (George V) is also there.
01:01:36 Intertitle reads: " Edwardian Summer".
01:00:43 C/U label on gramophone record. The record is placed on a turntable. Shot of the gramophone. Clip of heavily made up operatic singer singing (early sound film). C/U of system for synchronising sound and picture. C/U gramophone. C/U synchro system. Singer.
01:02:37 Flashing illuminated sign for 'Electric Palace' cinema. Small female musical group play in pit in cinema. Orchestra pit and cinema screen. Musicians (violinist, pianist and drummer) playing along with film. Early shots of people crossing Westminster Bridge in London. Horse drawn vehicles are also seen. Musicians playing. The pianist drinks a cup of tea while playing.
01:03:06 Streets decorated for the coronation of Edward VII. Big Ben can be seen hazily in the background. Lots of horse drawn vehicles, but the odd motor vehicle can be seen.
01:03:27 Lord Roberts unveils statue of Queen Victoria in Dublin, Eire. People cheer and raise hats.
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