• Short Summary

    Events of 1921 - Irish treaty, mad stunts and newspapers at work.

  • Description

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    Reel 3.

    01:14:05 Start of Part Two Titles

    01:14:12 Large group of people (including lots of children) standing at the seaside in raincoats and holding umbrellas. Cars drive along the promenade in the rain. Miniature car competition held in the rain.

    01:14:33 Interior shots of newspaper office. Man checking copy.

    01:14:44 R 38 airship being built in hanger. Men and women working on body of cockpit. Good shot of half finished nose of airship at front of hanger. American crew of airship standing outside. Massive airship led out of hanger. Airship begins to rise. Wreckage of crashed R 38 in sea off Hull. Crew of R 38 seated outside building - a sign behind them reads "USN - R 38". Shots of the wreckage as the sunsets over the sea.

    01:15:36 Pan across compositing room in Newspaper office.

    01:15:48 Boxer George Carpentier looking down from ship. Carpentier on deck with associates, he waves his hat. C/U George Carpentier.

    01:15:59 Earl Beatty talking to ship's captain. C/U Earl Beatty.

    01:16:06 Lady Asquith walking onto ship. Group shot of Lady Asquith and others.

    01:16:16 Aerial shots of ocean liner at sea. The wires of the wings of the biplane on which the camera is mounted are in shot.

    01:16:25 Street and traffic scenes in United States of America. High angle shot of woman police officer on traffic control duty.

    01:16:44 People being sprayed with water in the street during a heat wave in New York. Group of children cooling themselves in the water in the gutter.

    01:16:54 American President Warren Harding playing golf. C/U President Harding - in golfing gear.

    01:17:06 Funeral of President Woodrow Wilson. Coffin carried out of building in to hearse. Woman in widow's garb led out of house into waiting car.

    01:17:22 Swimming pool. Franklin D. Roosevelt seated at side of swimming pool at Sanatorium. People around him jump into the pool. He laughs and claps his hands. Roosevelt in swimming pool. He catches a ball that is thrown to him. A group of women swim towards him to get the ball.

    01:17:43 M/S of John D. Rockefeller as he walks towards the camera.

    01:17:50 Henry Ford and woman (possibly his wife) sitting in old motorcar.

    01:17:56 Thomas Eddison sitting at desk outside operating Morse code sender.

    01:18:05 Earl Haig being dressed in native American head dress. Various 'Red Indian' chiefs assist in putting on his feathered head-dress.

    01:18:19 Enrico Carruso gets out of car. C/U singer Carruso. He doffs his hat at the camera.

    10:17:33 Group of silent film stars - including Douglas Fairbanks, Tom Mix and Roy Rogers (voice over says Will Rogers?). Various shots of Max Sennett bathing beauties playing baseball with men on beach. The girls are fairly scantily clad and flirt with some of the players.

    01:19:01 Interior shots of Washington Naval Conference (United States of America). Various shots of delegates in hall.

    01:19:19 Various shots of American naval warships at sea. Aerial view of ships on manoeuvres - an airship flies above the ships. More manoeuvres shots. Warship hit by shells. Aerial shot of warship with shell exploding nearby. Funnels of sinking ship visible above the waves. The bow of the ship finally submerges.

    01:20:03 Aerial view over large and crowded sports stadium. L/S boxers get into ring for boxing match - George Carpentier Vs Jack Dempsey. C/U Jack Dempsey. Crowds of people in stadium.

    01:20:35 Newspapers rolling off printing presses.

    01:20:49 Pan of German ship going under Forth Bridge in Scotland. Closer shot of strange rotor device used to propel the ship.

    01:21:09 Multi-winged autogyro on the ground. C/U rotors of this strange helicopter like contraption. Shots of other early helicopters trying to take off.

    End of Reel 3 - N.B. These reel numbers relate to NEG reels - Pathe's prints have been combined into 2 reels.

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    01:14:05:00 / 01:21:30:00
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