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  • Description

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

    BUOYS TRANSPORTED FROM CHEPSTOW TO NEWPORT

    Chepstow, Gwent.

    Various shots of men loading and securing buoys on train to be transported from factory in Chepstow to Newport. Several shots of the moving train.

    This item ends at (01:50:54) when the next item starts.

    LADIES FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP

    London.

    Various shots of the girls in glittery short dresses skating, jumping and spinning elegantly across the ice rink. Winner receives a trophy.

    This item ends at (01:51:33) when the next item starts.

    CHESTER'S NEW ROADWAY

    Chester, Cheshire.

    Laying of the foundation stone ceremony in Chester. A hole is to be cut in Chester's Roman Wall to make way for the new road.

    Crowds have gathered to watch the foundation stone being laid at place of the hole.

    This item ends at (01:52:02) when the next item starts.

    TRAIN WRECK NEAR SALFORD

    Salford, Lancashire.

    Various shots of the wreckage of a derailed train near Salford. Some people are seen looking around.

    This item ends at (01:52:25) when the next item starts.

    OIL CAKE MILLS AT HULL BURNT OUT

    Hull, Humberside.

    Various shots of the burning Oil Cake Mills and firemen with hoses working on it. Huge amounts of water being poured on fire.

    This item ends at (01:53:07) when the next item starts.

    PHYSICAL FITNESS - LORD ABERDARE AT A TRAINING CENTRE

    London.

    Boys doing physical exercises. Boy at training - punching a boxing bag. Lord Aberdare inspects the boys with another man. They talk (natural sound). A man underlies the Training Centre's commitment to physical fitness and Lord Aberdare invites the boys to compete at boxing tournament in Royal Albert Hall. More shots of the youngsters in a gym getting fit.

    This item ends at (01:54:27) when the next item starts.

    COMEDIAN ON THE ICE IN BERLIN

    Berlin, Germany.

    Man dressed as clown skating on the ice rink in Berlin. Various shots of the Clown loosing balance, falling, getting up, spinning, losing balance again... Crowds watch and laugh.

    Amendment September 2011:

    The "TRAIN WRECK NEAR SALFORD" was actually a train wreck in Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13427
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    911.35
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:16:00 / 01:54:56:00
    Canister:
    37/14
    Sort Number:
    37/014
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    News in a Nutshell
  • Stills

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