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  • Carne Of The Glosters Home (1953)

    🎬British Pathé – Colonel Carne talks of his experiences behind bars in a North Korean PoW camp. CU Colonel Carne (for title) LV Empire Orwell. SV Glisters on board tug. CU shoulder flash "Glisters". CU Gloucester. SV Colonel Carne. SCU Colonel Carne. CU Colonel Carne. SCU. Carne speaking (natural sound): "A number of statements have been published in the press about the treatment of Prisoners of War (PoW)... ...Chinese methods of punishment are primitive... I am sharing my experience... but happy to be home..." I have gained and added pride in being British, and I have lost a little weight!" SV from tug, Glisters waving to people ashore. SCU PoW waving. SV tug "Calshot" pulling alongside. CU man points to relative, and preens himself. SV Carne walking through crowd supported by M.Ps. CU soldier being greeted by womenfolk. CU another soldier being greeted. CU Sergeant Major Ridlington with children. CU Captain Bill Morris and fiancee Rosemary Board. STV crowds P.O.W.s and relatives. CU Col. Carne
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  • Camera Interviews - The Steeplejack (1933)

    🎬British Pathé – Probably unusable item about Salisbury Cathedral steeplejacks - very bad decomposition. "Not everybody would choose to tackle this kind of high life business" L/S of a large cathedral - framed inside an oval mask (bad decomposition on this shot). Camera tilts up to show spire of cathedral. "This is the 400 foot spire of the Salisbury Cathedral - highest in England - and hardly the nicest of spots to perch even a temporary nest - " Low angle shot of the spire - steeplejack just visible. "But, what a view of Salisbury! (and what a slender nervy platform to film from!)" Short shot - badly decomposed. Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 609. Note: very, very badly decomposed - probably unusable
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  • Discovering England - Isle Of Delight (1930)

    🎬British Pathé – "Main title reads: ""Mr H. de Vere Stacpoole continues his search for homeland beauty spots. (By arrangement with ""Daily Express"")"". Isle of Wight: Mr Stacpoole and a female companion (probably his wife) are seen in their car on a ferry boat. Scenic shots of the Isle of Wight with fancy black masks/frames. Ventnor Pier and views of beautiful gardens with a waterfall. Two women stand on a bridge before the waterfall and wave to the camera. C/U of Lilies. Shot of a sea front promenade. More scenic views of the island."
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  • Cuts - Out Takes For Pass Out Day In G 1356 (1926)

    🎬British Pathé – Out takes (rushes, cuts) for PASS OUT DAY in G 1356. The original story PASS OUT DAY. Shots are the same or similar to those in edited version of story.
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  • Cowes - Freak Yacht Sets Sail Aka New Yacht Sets Sail (1954)

    🎬British Pathé – A new, three-hulled, four-masted yacht, looking like helicopter, prepares for sail speed record. Cowes. GV Cowes, small yachts bobbing about. SV distinguished yachtsmen looking at Trion, pan along boat. SCU yachtsmen looking at booms. SV yacht with booms moving partly round. LV "Queen Elizabeth" steaming past in Solent. Small sailing craft in foreground. LV men carrying Trion to water's edge. SV & LV craft in water. SV man sitting in centre of Trion, messing about with one of the booms. Front view, yacht with man in position. SV & LV Trion on move, at same time sails are hauled up. SV traditional dinghy ploughing through rough water. GV Trion under way.
    1096 Views
  • Cabinet Goes To The Seaside (1946)

    🎬British Pathé – Cabinet Ministers take time off from Labour Party Conference in Bournemouth. C/U of newspaper clipping with headline "Cabinet goes to the seaside". Bournemouth, Dorset. Cabinet Ministers take time off from Labour Party Conference. C/U of "Bournemouth" sign at railway station. Panning shot from Bournemouth pier to pavilion. M/S of Mrs Bevin and Ernest Bevin, Foreign Secretary, leaving hotel. Various shots of other Socialist cabinet ministers. We see Jim Griffiths (Insurance Minister) lighting a cigarette, Herbert Morrison walking with wife and two young women (his daughters?), Tom Williams (Agriculture Minister) walking on promenade, Hugh Dalton and wife admire view from cliff top, Ellen Wilkinson (Education Minister) walking past shops, Emanuel Shinwell chatting with friends, Dr Edith Summerskill, the Food Minister's Parliamentary Secretary, strolling and Professor Harold J Laski signing autographs
    1095 Views

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