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a short film and commentary about current events

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The scenes were so shocking that St John Ambulance volunteers were standing by to assist those who were overcome by the horror showed in the newsreels, and in the cinema the sound of people sobbing could be heard.
The United 1967-See Inevitably, the rise of televi-sion in the 1950s and beyond meant the newsreels' days were numbered, and the last Pathe newsreel was produced in 1970.
The tribunal then sought all newspaper clippings, footage and newsreels of the incident from Secretary Information, Punjab.
The formative years of newsreels coincided with a period of profound political and cultural change in Ireland as the issue of Home Rule reached fever pitch.
15) Generally covering current events, each release of the early newsreels offered a variety of nonfiction stories.
The cinema, which was originally built as a Newcastle's News Theatre in 1937 and today is the finest surviving newsreel cinema in Britain, will feature four days of free activities.
This means that stories from the company's entire collection of high quality newsreels, featuring people, places and things that can't be recreated, can be downloaded over the internet in a matter of minutes.
The Archives said it has more than 200,000 documentaries, newsreels, instructional films, combat footage, and research and development trims, all detailing U.
Debord puts into service feature films from "East" and "West," newsreel footage, ads that look like soft-core porn, and soft-core porn that looks like ads.
The group issues grants to libraries, universities and other institutions to save old silent films, historic newsreels and other works from degradation.
Newsreels of marathon dances from the Depression era show contestants shaving while dancing.
The vast collection dates back to the turn of the 20th century and the images were initially seen in British Pathe newsreels, a cinema news service that pre-dated TV.
But, as newsreels became less popular and video overtook celluloid for the purpose of news-gathering, I, along with everyone else, looked elsewhere for news.
The newsreels kept generations of Britons informed on international events, from the D-Day landings to Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon.
Thousands of hours of history and nostalgia, including more than 1,000 Welsh items, are now freely available with the launch of Pathe's famous cinema newsreels online.