• Short Summary

    Events of 1920 - weddings, women's rights, industrial unrest and problems in Ireland

  • Description

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

    Reel 4.

    01:17:47 Ship 'The Shamrock' leaving harbour. Sir Thomas Lipton with crew of Shamrock.

    01:18:24 Marconi and woman standing on stern of ship. C/U Marconi. C/U Marconi seated, wearing headphones, by his radio apparatus. He is making notes.

    01:18:39 Fire engine drives down street. Fireman gets out and runs across street with wire aerial. He shins up a lamppost to tie the aerial up. Radio operator at rear of engine.

    01:19:11 Men standing around group of cars and motorbikes. Motorcycle hill climb event. Motorbike and sidecar race up hill. Car drives into forecourt of first petrol station. Automobile Association man in uniform fills up car with petrol. More shots of vehicles being filled up with gasoline.

    01:20:06 Car climbing hilly cobbled street. Car comes down ramp and jumps over wooden shack. It smashes to pieces as it crashes on the ground.

    01:20:18 Royal carriage carries King George V to State Opening of Parliament. Parade with lots of soldiers on horseback.

    01:20:41 David Lloyd George and others inspect Royal Irish Constabulary. He then inspects members of the Black and Tans. Man being searched at road block in Ireland. Soldier stands smoking by armoured car. Armoured cars driving about the streets of Dublin. The car is driving past crowds of demonstrators. Graffiti on wall - "Derry says No Surrender - Brittannia Rules The Waves". Sinn Fein supporter forced at gun point by British soldiers to raised the Union Jack flag in Southern Ireland.

    01:22:20 Exterior views of Mountjoy Prison. Crowds gathered in demonstration. Soldiers hold them back and then a tank is used to break up the gathering. Man in crowd holds up Irish tricolour. Coffin of English soldier draped with Union Jack. Irish girl after she had her head shaved for consorting with the British soldiers. Burnt out remains of Irish shop. Firemen put out flames in Lancashire warehouse set on fire by Irish arsonists.

    01:23:38 C/U Mr Tomas MacSwinney (McSwinney), Mayor of Cork and supporter of Irish Independence. Policemen outside Brixton Prison where he was incarcerated. Two vicars walk out. Boat bringing back his body to Cork harbour after he died on hunger strike. Large crowds watch funeral of MacSwinney. His coffin draped with the tricolour is borne through the streets of Cork. British troops sit on wall. Burial of MacSwinney. Priest waves incense over coffin.

    01:24:23 Low angle shot of clock tower holding Big Ben - Palace of Westminster, Houses of Parliament. George Lansbury and other trade union leaders walk down Downing Street. Policemen pushing back demonstrators. Union leaders standing outside No. 10 Downing Street. Injured people tended to.

    01:24:58 Tank gives Joy Rides to people down street. The tank carries its passengers over rough ground.

    01:25:19 Students in fancy dress at rag event. They are dressed in all manner of costume.

    01:25:35 Young girls in running race. Mothers with babies on their laps. This is a baby show.

    01:26:10 Lily Morris sings "Don't 'ave any more, Mrs Moore." She finishes her song with a dance, kicking her legs up in the air and exposing her bloomers.

    01:26:42 End Titles & Credits:
    Time to Remember - Written and Produced by Peter Baylis, Associate Producer Lionel Hoare, Film research from the Associated British Pathe Library Harry Wynder Charles Chart, Recorded by George Newberry, Executive Producer Terry Ashwood.

    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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    01:17:47:00 / 01:27:26:00
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