• Short Summary

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

  • Description

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

    Reel 2.

    01:07:48 Workers in newspaper office.

    01:07:56 Shot of politicians. M/S Andrew Bonar Law (Conservative). C/U. C/U James Ramsay MacDonald (Labour) .C/U George Lansbury (Labour). Two unidentified Labour politicians talking. M/S Winston Churchill walking into building.

    01:08:25 Various shots of Sir James Barry.

    01:08:39 Explorer Ernest Shackleton on boat. C/U Shackleton.

    01:08:49 Aviators Ross and Keith Smith raised shoulder high by the workers who had built the aeroplane for record flight. They sign autographs.

    01:09:05 C/U tennis player Betty Nuttall as a child, she stands next to young boy.

    01:09:11 Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) getting out of car. Prince of Wales inspecting line up of veterans. He appears to have hurt his arm, as he is holding next to his chest.

    01:09:26 C/U man working on newspaper typesetting machine.

    01:09:32 Street decked out with Union Jack flags and bunting in Belfast, Northern Ireland. People stand in the doorways of their houses.

    01:09:42 Viceroy of Ireland inspecting troops.

    01:09:51 Sir Edward Carson walking through crowd. C/U Carson speaking to crowd.

    01:10:02 Horse race meeting in Southern Ireland, Eire. The horses race past the crowd. Soldiers are visible in the crowd. Bookies taking bets. Among the book makers are 'Barton' and 'Arnold'. People gambling on side show.

    01:10:26 Empty and dismal Irish street. Armed police in street. Soldiers standing by kitchen cart. Burnt out cottage, a man stands outside with a bicycle.

    01:10:45 Unidentified man inspecting troops of auxiliaries (sometimes confused with Black and Tans). Officers fire pistols at targets. They then walk forward firing. Troops practise using dogs to track rebels. Soldiers sit in back of open lorry.

    01:11:35 Pan across prison camp compound. Barbed wire and huts. Prisoners / internees line up.

    01:11:52 People on promenade at English seaside resort. People splashing in sea. Group of schoolboys swimming in river. Most of them aren't wearing swimming trunks.

    01:12:10 Men and women boating on the River Thames. Children having lessons half submerged in the sea. Their teacher stands on a rock. Man walks across Trafalgar Square - he is wearing a handkerchief on his head and is in shirtsleeves - the voice over talks about a heat wave.

    01:12:33 Firemen working to put out a heath fire. Firemen spraying water on large bails of hay which are on fire.

    01:12:43 Dome of an observatory opening. Interior of dome reflection of sun on paper showing partial eclipse. Men in Pathe sandwich boards handing out pieces of film for people to view the eclipse.

    01:13:15 Fireworks being fired from a park. Lines of rockets are being sent up in the air (apparently in an attempt to bring on rain).

    01:13:41 End of Part One titles.

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

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    Black & White
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    01:07:48:00 / 01:13:46:00
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