Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".
International news stories in brief.
Intertitle reads: "Manchester".
Whit Monday Procession in Manchester. Panning L/S of crowds of children gathered for outdoor service in Albert Square. Various shots of parade through city streets. A lot of the girls wear white dresses, some children are dressed in period costumes. Many hold banners made from flowers.
Intertitle reads: "St. Andrews".
Golf at St. Andrews, Scotland. Various shots of cheering crowds. C/U of golfing official presenting Hector Thomas with Amateur Golf Championship trophy cup. M/S of Hector being congratulated by AF McFee (sp.?) who won the same cup 50 years ago.
Intertitle reads: "London Zoo".
Pets' Corner in London Zoo opened, Regent's Park, London. C/U of little girl, Jill (daughter of Claude Hulberts). She gives a speech and is then presented with some budgerigars. Various shots of children playing with animals - rabbits, chimpanzees, lambs, piglets and a parrot. Sound stops briefly at 01:59:15 - part of joke about loudness of piglet's squealing.
Intertitle reads: "Oulton Broads".
Motor Boat Racing at Oulton Broads (Norfolk / Suffolk). Various shots of motor boat drives on jetty, including C/U of a woman driver. Various shots of speed boats racing around lake (broad) watched by people in deck chairs on bank.
Intertitle reads: "Westminster".
New Passenger Launch on the River Thames, London. Various shots of woman skipper, Mrs Smith, piloting the new river boat, 'Queen Boadicea II', (aka Boudicca) down river.
Note: section about river boat on Thames is mute.