THE PICTORIAL NEWS. NO 387

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The British newsreel which was once, and would be again be, known as Topical Budget.

Items as per introductory intertitle:

“CROSSCOUNTRY FOR KING’S CUP. Time race at Henley was won by local R.A.F. team”

“TOWARDS A LASTING PEACE. Arrival of Presidents Poincare and Wilson and scenes outside Quai D’Orsay, Paris, where Great Conference began.”

“PARIS TO LONDON AIR-MAIL. King’s messenger leaves by aeroplane for London thus marking a new epoch in dispatch service”.
This item on the biplane includes aerial shots of Paris and this intertitle: “Flying over the historic place and garfgens of Versailles where peace-makers will straighten out the confused affairs of the world.”

“INTERNATIONAL RUGBY. All Blacks [sic] beat French Military XV in Paris.”
The “All Blacks” in this film are in fact the Wallabies from Australia as evidenced by the wallaby motif on their jerseys.

“WATER RATIONING IN BAKU [Azerbaijan]. Before their evacuation the Turks cut off the supply and the natives had to form queues for small quantities of water. The supply has since been restored by British occupation.”

“LORD CAVAN WELCOMED HOME. Victorious Commander-In-Chief in Italy Honoured at St. Albans”

“RUSSIA AND THE PEACEMAKERS. M. Clemenceau, President Wilson, Mr Lloyd George and Mr A. J. Balfour leaving Peace Conference after having invited Russia to a conference at Prince’s Island, Sea of Maroma.”

“SINN FEIN “PARLIAMENT”. Scenes at Dublin Mansion House.”
The first Dáil. Ministers pose in group.

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Year 1919

Reference number F253668

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Series The Pictorial News

Place of Production UNITED KINGDOM

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:07:20

Production company [The Ministry of Information]

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