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    This is the NEWS IN A NUTSHELL collection of the short news from around the world.

    Title reads: "Liverpool".

    STUDENTS RAG IN LIVERPOOL

    A group of students pulling a coach with newly installed Vice-chancellor of the Liverpool University, Professor Stacks (sp?) and his wife in it. Student drown carriage is part of a student Rag organised in honour of the new Vice-chancellor. Coach stops in front of a building surrounded by cheering students. Vice-chancellor and wife trying to get out.

    This item stops at (01:44:57) when the next item starts.

    NEW PRESIDENT OF CUBA ELECTED

    Title reads: "Cuba".

    Havana, Cuba.

    Nice long shot of the palace in La Havana, Cuba - presidential palace presumably. Former President of Cuba Miguel Gomez, smoking cigar. Newly elected President of Cuba, Federico Laredo (on the right), being congratulated. New president meeting members of his government - he shakes hands with people coming to meet him - some give him a hug and kiss in cheek.

    This item stops at (01:45:24) when the next item starts.

    ROME POLICE RECEIVES NEW YEAR GIFTS

    Title reads: "Italy".

    Rome, Italy.

    Street police organising traffic in Rome. As they work, the motorists stop and give them New Year's presents: food, bottles and bottles of drinks, live chicken, which they have a problem to catch etc. Policeman on the stand organising traffic with piles of presents around him.

    This item stops at (01:46:22) when the next item starts.

    THE WAR IN SPAIN

    Title reads: "Spain".

    Spain, Location unclear.

    Pan along heavily bombed Spanish city. Various shots of the refugees in carriages with some belongings. A girl firing gun. More shots of the destroyed buildings. Several shots of disillusioned people on street. More shots of the fighters and destroyed buildings. Picture stops at (01:47:03) with sound continuing until the end of item.

    This item stops at (01:47:06) when the next item starts.

    OPENING THE NEW GILLETTE FACTORY AT ISLEWORTH

    Title reads: "Isleworth".

    Isleworth, London.

    Several shots of the exterior of the new Gillette factory which is to be open at Isleworth, London. Interior - Lord Mayor of London, who is there to open the factory, speaking (natural sound). He wishes the factory success. Various shots of the Mayor touring the factory and blades being made on new machines. Strips of blades coming out of machine to be sharpened, cut and packed - all automatically.

    This item stops at (01:48:00) when the new item starts.

    MANCHESTER'S DOG HOME

    Title reads: "Manchester".

    Manchester, Lancashire.

    Various shots of the people bringing dogs to Manchester Dogs Home. Various shots of the dogs behind bars. Some are quite lively, playing.

    This item ends at (01:48:29) when the next item starts.

    FLOODS IN NORTH WALES

    Title reads: "North Wales".

    North Wales.

    Various shots of the cars, trucks and people on flooded roads, some move, some are stuck. Several shots of the flooded land and houses. People trying to move and avoid the deep water.

    This item stops at (01:49:18) when the next item starts.

    COMIC FOOTBALL IN GERMANY

    Title reads: "Germany".

    Procession in fancy dress (many men wearing dresses) coming to a field for a game of comic football. Crowds around laugh and cheer. People in fancy dress playing football - more pushing and lifting skirts then play. A man with umbrella trying to balance on the rope lying on field. Crowds laugh. More shots of the funny football match.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13345
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    907.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:20:00 / 01:49:55:00
    Canister:
    37/3
    Sort Number:
    37/003
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