Good documentary about events of the year of the abdication crisis.
Pathe have rights to clips in Time to Remember programmes but not to commentary or whole programme as screened.
01:27:32 Various shots pianist possibly Morton Downey singing Stormy Weather.
01:27:56 Opening Titles - "Time to remember - a programme to take you back, however young you may be - recalled by Michael Redgrave".
01:28:21 VS stamps being printed. CU Silver Jubilee stamps - King George V. VS parade.
01:29:07 Title: "1936 - The Time of the Three Kings".
01:29:13 VS English countryside and farming. Stormy clouds pass overhead. CU Radio set. Announcement of death of King George V. Various flags at half mast. Proclamation of King Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor). Funeral of King George V. VS of stamps printed. CU Stamp - King Edward VIII on. VS Edward VIII at Trooping of the Colour ceremony.
01:31:14 London street scenes. Lots of buses. VS of trams. Shots of early BBC Television programme being made. VS of Tommy Handley and Ronald Frankau as Mr Murgatroyd and Mr Winterbottom. Sound overlays London traffic scenes.
01:32:48 Various shots of Derby horse race from Epsom. Mammoud wins, ridden by Charlie Smirk. VS of the owner, the Aga Khan. VS of the Miles quads. VS of Duke and Duchess of Kent with their baby Edward. Engagement of Princess Juliana of the Netherlands to Prince Bernhard of Germany.
01:34:18 Germany - Adolf Hitler in parade in Berlin. Opening of 1936 Olympics. German troops enter Rhineland. VS of war in Ethiopia / Abyssinia. Benito Mussolini and troops. Emperor Haile Selassie arrives in Britain.
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