Events of 1921 - Irish treaty, mad stunts and newspapers at work.
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01:21:51 Odd aviation shots.
01:22:05 Aerial view of upturned ship. Small vessels are gathered around. The capsized Italian vessel is righted.
01:22:31 C/U propellor on car. This odd propellor driven vehicle speeds around a corner.
01:22:43 "Fat Man's Outing" - a group of rather large gentlemen get onto a Paris bus. The bus drives along, it looks fairly heavy on its suspension.
01:23:00 Man carrying barrow on shoulders up steps in Monmartre, Paris, France.
01:23:12 Man carrying canoe on his head. He leaps off a bridge into the River Seine, still holding the canoe.
01:23:25 Man (apparently a native American) has a rope tied to his hair. Man hanging by his hair from flying biplane. Views of a man pole squatting on top of a flying biplane.
01:23:45 Blindfolded man man walks along plank suspended high above city streets. He falls but lands on the plank. Man (thankfully without blindfold) does headstand on plank, the street is a long way below. Man dangles by feet from plank - he then holds a woman on a rope out in mid air.
01:24:10 Woman rides horse off 30 ft high wooden scaffold into pool - rather odd.
01:24:16 Man climbs up high ladder decorated with bunting. He appears to set light to himself. View from above as he dives into pool of water. From this angle it is clear that the smoke is in fact from smoke canisters. Slow motion shots as he dives into the water.
01:24:34 Man bends iron bar around his head. This strongman is watched by a small crowd. Young man eating a glass (ouch). People wince as they watch.
01:24:49 Newspapers coming off printing press.
01:25:02 Crowds gathered outside Downing Street. Car arrives and people get out (quick shot). Shots of the crowd. One woman holds up a picture of De Valera. Some of them are saying prayers. Men get into car and drive away (not sure if this is Eamon De Valera - was he at this meeting? Could the other man be Michael Collins or Arthur Griffith?). Crowds cheer as car leaves - Treaty provided the basis for the foundation of the Irish Free State.
01:25:41 Bundles of newspapers on conveyor belt. A board in the background suggests this is the offices of 'The Times'. Newspapers bundled up and loaded into van.
01:26:02 Shots of the Crown Prince of Japan on visit. He and his party walk across Forth railway bridge in Scotland. The Crown Prince gets off ship and is saluted by waiting sailors.
01:26:17 M/S British naval warship. The Forth Bridge is visible in the background.
01:26:20 Crown Prince and other Japanese dignitaries.
01:26:24 More shots of the warship with the bridge in the background.
01:26:32 Prince and party on battlements of Edinburgh Castle. They are all now wearing civilian clothes rather than uniforms. The Prince inspects a large cannon. He gazes down the barrel.
01:26:49 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.
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