ENGLISH HUMORIST & AUTHOR A.P. HERBERT English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist A. P. Herbert picks up a folder stuffed with papers from a bureau and carries it over to his desk to read. Like most Englishmen of the day he smokes his pipe as he studies the documents.
WELSH ARTIST AUGUSTUS JOHN Welsh painter Augustus John intently focuses on his painting of a young woman posing nearby for the artist who was an important part of the post-impressionism art movement in England.
SIR ALAN COBHAM TAKES FLIGHT - 1930S Sir Alan Cobham the English aviation pioneer takes to the skies in his plane. He became famous as a pioneer of long distance aviation doing such tests of endurance as a 5,000 mile air tour of Europe visiting 17 cities in 3 weeks in In 1921.
AVIATION RECORD BREAKERS JIM MOLLISON & AMY JOHNSON Jim Mollison a famous Scottish pioneer aviator is surrounded by media and fans after setting yet another flight record. He attracted even more attention when he announced his marriage to notable English female aviator Amy Johnson also surrounded by media and fans. Mollison proposed to Ms. Johnson only 8 hours after they met during a flight together.
ENGLISH PHILOSOPHER C.E.M. JOAD IN HIS LIBRARY English philosopher and broadcast personality C.E.M. Joad quietly enjoys a pipe and reads in his library. Several of the author's publications are shown including his book
"God and Evil". Joad did much to popularize philosophy and was famous for his appearance on the BBC program "The Brains Trust".
ENGLISH ACTOR ANTHONY QUAYLE DISEMBARKS FROM CRUISE - 1930S English actor Anthony Quayle accompanies two women as they walk across the deck of a cruise ship. The handsome young actor stops briefly to flash a white smile and greet the media before disembarking from the ship which is part of the Cunard White Star Line.
CHARLIE CHAPLIN GREETS FANS - 1930S A young and handsome Charlie Chaplin sans trademark baggy pants and toothbrush mustache smiles warmly and waves with his hat to fans greeting him as he comes out of a train.
G.K. CHESTERTON HOLDS COURT - 1930S Influential English author Gilbert Keith (G.K.) Chesterton talks to a large crowd gathered around him holding his trademark canesword. Mr. Chesterton was sometimes called "The Prince of Paradox" for his writing style and was good friends with Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw.
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