• Short Summary

    International car show in Geneva, cycle racing in Berlin and new elephants arrive in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "World At Your Elbow".

    First Post War International car show at Geneva, Switzerland.

    Elevated shots of the car show. CU Daimler. Various shots of cars. CU of the New British Sunbeam. New Streamlined Austin. Interior view of the drivers seat in the Austin. Various shots of American Models. Elevated shot of exhibition. The New French Renault, showing the Engine fitted at the Back A girl seated in New American car fitted with all the latest gadgets. A girl getting in and out of a Miniature Rovin Model.

    Berlin, Germany. Because all the sports arenas in Berlin were put out of action by the RAF (Royal Air Force) Cycle Races are held in a theatre.

    On a stage, the competitors pedalling furiously. An indicator behind them shows their Progress Quick cut in angle shots switching from head to foot, and to hands giving a good impression of speed. VS Excited spectators.

    Elephants arrive for the Zoo in London from India.

    MS CU The elephants on the deck of the ship. CU MS the baby of the party Sally being hoisted onto the quay. CU her harness is taken off. MS the elephants march in procession along the quay, Sally lagging in the rear. CU an elephants head (Mary, Sally's mother) nodding. CU Sally shaking her head.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1179.16
    Media URN:
    40651
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:41:00 / 01:45:54:00
    Canister:
    47/24

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