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Around Town: with Carl Bernard


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
24 Feb 1938
Date submitted
22 Feb 1938
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Front Page: Reported by Leslie Mitchell: The Cabinet crisis - Mr Eden resigns
  2. 2The Front Page: Reported by Leslie Mitchell: All Berlin hears Fuhrer’s speech
  3. 3The Front Page: Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Singapore Dock is opened
  4. 4The Front Page: Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Earl and Countess of Athlone in Cairo
  5. 5The Front Page: Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Royalty at the "British Industries Fair"
  6. 6Around Town: with Carl Bernard
  7. 7Aviation: New helicopter really moves
  8. 8Sport: with Alan Howland: Empire Games Records at Sydney


Story No. within this Issue
6 / 8
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Mimic fire at Television Studio. DESCRIPTION: Alexandra Palace fire heroism. SHOTLIST: A mimic fire at Alexandra Palace, staged for the benefit of television viewers. A fire is started at a fake window and Miss Jasmine Bligh has to be rescued from a ledge by an heroic fireman. Leslie Mitchell records his experiences at the top of the ladder. General shots of surrounding country taken from the top of the ladder.
Buildings and structures; Mass media; Entertainment and leisure; Curiosities; Fires; Science and technology; Newspapers; Performing arts; Television
Footage sources
Great Britain
Card file number
Carl Bernard
Length of story (in feet)
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