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Summary: Newsreel compilation of four stories showing "People, Places, Events".
Description: I. Examples of jewellery by young student designers; the Greenwich Jewellery Group make new pieces in their workshop, which are then displayed by models.
II. The Overlord Embroidery being worked on at the London School of Needlework. Sandra Lawrence's preliminary pencil sketches for the work are displayed. When finished the Embroidery will have 33 panels and be 264 feet long.
III. The Dragon Jack Aircraft Recovery System is seen in action, helping to raise a Breguet 763 Provence. The system uses lifting bags and ten elevators and winches. The aircraft floats away on trackway covered in soap and water.
IV. The work of the Flying Doctor Service of Hong Kong. Doctor and nurse visit various villages in Hong Kong (including Cheung Sheung and Pak Sha) in helicopter piloted by staff officer of the Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force.
Production Details: Central Office of Information (Production sponsor)
Movietone (Production company)
Hunt, Peter (Production individual)
Allen, (John Keith) Patrick1927-03-172006-07-28 (Production cast)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Lawrence, Sandra (person)
Greenwich Jewellery Group (regiment/service)
London School of Needlework (regiment/service)
Keywords: aircraft, French - transport: Breguet 763 Provence (object name)
arts, British - crafts: jewellery (object name)
arts, British - decorative arts: Overlord Embroidery (object name)
equipment, British air civil - engineering: Dragon Jack Aircraft Recovery System (object name)
medical, Hong Kong civilian - routine: Flying Doctor (object name)
London, England, UK (geography)
Hong Kong & Cheung Sheung (geography)
Hong Kong & Pak Sha (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: Colour
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 935 ft; Running time: 10 mins
Notes: Credits: production and cast details taken from COI file; not present on film.