PRIME MINISTER STANLEY BALDWIN & MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT Big Ben symbolizes the clock ticking for members of English parliament and their leader Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin as they all ponder what to do about the crisis of King Edward VIIIs proposed marriage to Mrs. Wallace Simpson.
KING EDWARD VIII - THE NEW KING OF ENGLAND FOR 11 MONTHS England plans for the upcoming coronation of King Edward VIII following the death of his father King George V on 20 January 1936. Enthusiastic subjects greet the new king everywhere and make preparations for his upcoming coronation ceremony in May 1937 by doing such things as letting the children plant coronation trees. However before his coronation Edward abdicated his throne for the woman he loved.
VIC OLIVER TALKS TO REPORTERS ABOUT PENDING MARRIAGE TO SARAH CHURCHHILL - 1936 When asked if it's true that he is going to marry WInston Churchhill's daughter Sarah Vic Oliver answers, "That is a statement I cannot answer at the present time because as I said before I must wait till her brother Randolph arrives here tomorrow morning." Mr. Oliver did indeed marry the young woman in question shortly after this interview.
THE DUKE OF KENT'S WEDDING - 1934 Great Britain's soon to be King Edward VIII attends his brother the Duke of Kent's wedding. A young woman in the crowd comes up in an ingenous way to watch the goings on by turning her back and holding up a small mirror which shows her what is happening.
STANLEY LUPINO, LADDIE CLIFF & MAX BAER IN 'OVER SHE GOES' - 1930S MUSICAL COMEDY In a scene from the musical comedy "Over She Goes" former heavyweight boxer turned actor Max Baer challenges Stanley Lupino making the generous offer of even letting Stanley have the first three punches. Stanley Lupino makes a quick combeback with, "I'm not worrying about the first three punches, it's the fourth" Stanley briefly consults with his friend Laddie Cliff about where he could hide before resigning himself to the fight only to hurt himself rather than Baer when he takes that first punch.
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