Scrapbook for 1933

United Kingdom, 1950

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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 Hit tunes “Shuffle off to Buffalo: and “Lazy Bones”; prohibition repealed in the United States; the evangelists Billy Sunday and Aimee Semple MacPherson; the yo-yo and marathon dancing; appearance of the Loch Ness monster;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.



Peter Baylis

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Pathé Frères






Black and White

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Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Archival resources

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - United States

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945


Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Evangelicalism - United States

History → Germany - History

History → Great Britain - History - 20th century

History → History

History → Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945

History → Japan - History - 20th century

History → United States - History - 20th century

History → World history - 20th century

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Sports - History

People → Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain




16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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