- Title: CF739
01:02:37 - 01:06:20
Demonstration of French Communists outside the National Assembly, clashes with police. Old men fishing on the Siene. Ext Faneuil Hall, Boston. War training vital says UMT head, Karl T Compton. Poles hold first post-war elections. Ha pan across war-torn Warsaw. Boleslaw Bierut walks into polling station and casts vote, Stanislaw Mikolajczyk voting, old men and women voting, nuns voting. Good shots of rural Poland, peasants coming in to small villages to cast their votes. HA pan across crowded square, waiting to hear the election results.
01:06:20 - 01:10:08
Grace Moore dies in plane crash - Policemen stand amongst the wreckage of a twin engine plane in Copenhagen airport, snow on the ground. CU wrecked fuselage, Grace Moore smiling at an event, ext Copenhagen music hall, Danish Parliament building. Ext Church, Coffin in place inside the church, flowers on the casket, pan across the crash site. Siam returns province to Indo Chinese - Colonial administrators / High Commissioner Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu walk on a small pier in rural Laos. Locals create a guard of honour for the High Commissioner, Laotian women hand flowers to the guest of honour. Vientiane palace - Royal Palace of Luang Prabang, King Sisavang sits on a ceremonial throne and is lifted and paraded through the streets. D'Argenlieu pins a medal to the King's chest. Strange masked dancers perform in front of a crowd. Royal party leaves for Africa - Crowds wave as cars pull out of the gates at Buckingham Palace. Crowds of people follow the cars down The Mall. The Royal Family arrive at Portsmouth to embark, The Navy form a guard of Honour to greet them, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth walk up the gangplank of HMS Vanguard. Royal family pose for pictures - including Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II)Princess Margaret, Mary of Teck.
- Keywords:UK, FRANCE, POLAND, DENMARK, LAOS, USA, COMMUNIST THREAT, FOOD AID TO EUROPE, FREE ELECTIONS, POST WAR ELECTIONS, DEMOCRACY IN EASTERN EUROPE, RURAL COMMUNITY, FARMING COMMUNITY, OPERA SINGER, DANISH LEGISLATIVE BUILDINGS, KING OF LAOS, FRENCH INDO-CHINA, SOUTH EAST ASIA, ROYAL TOUR, BRITISH ROYAL FAMILY, THE WINDSORS
- Master Title:CF739