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    Documentary film about the 1930s, focussing on famous characters of the time.

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

    Reel 4.

    01:19:49 Aerial views over Royal Naval warships at review. VS of ships covered with illuminations in celebration of the jubilee of King George V in 1935. Firework display.

    01:20:19 Various scenes people dancing in nightclub. People drinking cocktails at the bar. VS Musical turns onstage entertaining nightclub / cabaret audience. Sand dancing. Band Leader Jack Payne speaking French. VS of Bobby Howes dancing and doing comic routine with waiter. Famous French actor Fernandel sings a song filled with laughter - the audience seem to find him funny. Singing star, Maurice Chevalier, wearing his traditional straw boater hat, sings a song about l'amour called "Y'a d'la joie". VS of jazz band playing and people dancing.

    01:22:44 VS illuminated city centre (possibly New York). American Nightclub star Texas Guinan talks to dancing girls about her forthcoming wedding.

    01:23:12 People walking along crowded New York street. CU Newspaper headline about 'Hot Gospeller'. Shots of evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson she conducts crowd in singing hymn. Preacher Albert Teaster stands with his arm in a sling singing hymns with his congregation - he is testing his faith by being bitten by a snake. He preaches. Preacher Billy Sunday shouts out his views, he talks the need for old time religion.

    01:26:31 End of Programme credits.

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    01:19:49:00 / 01:27:16:00

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