Scrapbook for 1933

United Kingdom, 1950

Film
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A film report largely compiled from newsreel material of important people and events of the year 1933. Includes Hitler’s rise to the Chancellorship of Germany; the Reichstag fire; Japan’s war in Jehol and withdrawal from the League of Nations; Hyperion’s Derby; Britain’s first Davis cup since 1912; Jack Crawford’s triumph in the Wimbledon final; extract from Alexander Korda’s “The Private Life of Henry VIII” and the American “42nd Street”. Hit tunes “Shuffle off to Buffalo: and “Lazy Bones”; prohibition repealed in the United States; the evangelists Billy Sunday and Aimee Semple MacPherson; the yo-yo and marathon dancing; appearance of the Loch Ness monster; unemployment and the gathering clouds of a second world war. Voices include Joyce Grenfell, Maurice Denham, James Hayter, Hugh Griffith and Michael Balfour.

Credits

producer

Peter Baylis

production company

Pathé Frères

Language

English

Duration

00:56:18:00

Colour

Black and White

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