• Short Summary

    Lion Cubs in London, Prince Charles of Belgium in the Congo, Princess Elizabeth in Wales.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "World At Your Elbow".

    Intertitle reads: "London". Lion cubs at London Zoo.

    CU a lioness in a cage roaring, as she stands in front of her cubs. NCU three cubs nestling together. CU the mother (Rota) lying peacefully with her cubs. CU a small girl fondling the cubs in a basket. CU a cub mewing. CU Rota rushes towards camera, roaring with fury.

    Intertitle reads: "Belgian Congo". Prince Charles of Belgium watches display of dancing on his tour of the Belgian Congo.

    MS Prince Charles and his suite walking through a lane of friendly enthusiastic people from the Congo. CU Nuns being presented to him. CU Two leopard cubs, held by the scruff of the neck, which were given to him by a local chief. Various shots Hordes of Africans rushing forward MS Tribesmen performing tribal dances to the accompaniment of native instrumentalists. CU Head shot of women showing their hair style. Hair is drawn straight back from their faces to form a plate like ornament behind. LS Cut in shots of the Prince Regent watching the traditional tribal display.

    Intertitle reads: "Carmarthen". Princess Elizabeth at Royal Welsh Agricultural show.

    LS Elevated shot of the show in Wales. CU Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) receives the scroll of welcome from the Lord Mayor John Jenkins. LS Entrance gate to show the name over the top. CU Elizabeth inspecting a guard of honour of army cadets. CU Special police struggling to keep crowds back. MS Princess Elizabeth, Tom Williams (Minister of Agriculture) and Lord Dynevor (Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthen) walking along. CU Elizabeth chatting to Land girls. MS Back view of her presenting a cup to a farmer.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:50:00 / 01:58:32:00

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