Full title reads: "NEWS IN A NUTSHELL". The item contains a collection of the short world's news.
PREPARATIONS FOR CORONATION MEDALS
Several shots of the building, could be the Buckingham palace. Close up shots of the 'prototypes' of the Coronation Medals, which will be available from the banks. One has profile of the King George VI and the other Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother). Close up shot of another 'prototype' with the profiles of a royal couple together.
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AIR DISASTER IN SCOTLAND
Nr Newton-Stewart, Scotland.
Various hots of the wreckage of the news plane with people carrying stretchers with bodies covered with white sheets from the place where the plane crashed.
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FLOODS IN THE U.S.
United States of America (USA).
Various shots of the flooded streets and the countryside in Kentucky and other parts of America. Various shots of the refugees. A woman with a child in her arms cries and says that she cannot find her husband.
Some of the identical footage is found in the Pathe Gazettes issue 37/8 on Pathe Master tape *PM0909* - Film ID 909.41 in story U.S. FLOODS (U.S. STRIKE & U.S. FLOODS - Cuts).
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PILGRIM TO MECCA
Various shots of the masses of pilgrims boarding the ship to go to pilgrimage to Moslems' Holy City Mecca. Some of the pilgrims cannot board the ship and police pushes them back.
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SCENES FROM SPAIN
Various shots of the men working in the ammunitions factory in Madrid. Various shots of the men and women making guns, bombs, ammunition etc.
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WEDDINGS IN LONDON
Bride and groom leaving the church after the wedding. They pose for the photographs and then walk away. Bridesmaids carrying wheat instead of flowers follow the couple.
Another bride and groom leaving the church after the wedding. A man putting "L Just Married" sign on back of the newly married couple's car. Bride and groom get into car and drive off.
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JEDBURGH HAND BAA GAME
People putting bars on windows and shop windows. wicket baskets on the street lamps - putting up defences preparing for the 'Hand Baa Game'. Various shots of the crowds of people jumping, pushing and running, throwing baa around - looks like a rough game without rules.