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  • Description

    Title reads: "NEWS IN A NUTSHELL". The item contains a collection of the short world's news.

    SOUTH AFRICAN GRAND PRIX

    Cape Town, South Africa.

    Drivers in their racing cars waiting for the start of the South African Grand Prix. Drivers start racing. Various shots of the race and the large crowds watching it. Winner crossing the line. Close up shot of a trophy - it is a statue of a girl with wings rising towards the sky. Close up shot of the winner. Winner's name is Vandelius (sp?).

    This item ends at (01:00:44) when the next item starts.

    THEIR MAJESTIES RETURN TO LONDON

    Piccadilly, London.

    A car with King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) with daughters Princesses Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Margaret arrives to London from Sandringham - night shot. A car stops and the royal family enters the building.

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

    DEMONSTRATION FOR ROAD SAFETY AT WESTWAY

    Shepherds Bush, London.

    Various shots of the parents demonstrating for imposing the speed limit on Westway to make the road safer for children. People stop the traffic, holding large placards with "Make Westway Safe!" messages.

    This item ends at (01:01:25) when the next item starts.

    SNOW SCENES ON HAMPSTEAD HEATH

    Hampstead Heath, London.

    Snow has covered Hampstead Heath (not too much snow) and parents and children are there to enjoy it. Various shots of people, mostly children, playing, snowballing and sleighing down the slopes. A nice shot of the two children going down on a tray.

    This item ends at (01:01:54) when the next item starts.

    COMMEMORATION SERVICE TO CHARLES I

    London.

    Procession with Highland pipers, priests and public walking along the London street. This is commemoration service for the King Charles I. People place wreaths and flowers at the base of his monument.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13393
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    911.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:02:15:00
    Canister:
    37/9
    Sort Number:
    37/009
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    The Queen's youth
    Programmes
    News In A Nutshell
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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