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    Title for this item is missing. The item contains a collection of the short world's news which were originally in the "News in the Nutshell" collection.

    CONVICTS RIOTS (LNER)

    Kentucky, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the destruction in Kentucky State Prison. During the floods, the prisoners tried to escape and wrecked the prison. They were moved into heavily guarded tent camp. Various shots of the tent camp and the prisoners in it. Prisoners are seen walking around the camp, washing dishes, receiving food etc.

    There is no mention of this item in the original paperwork for his issue. The story could belong to another issue.

    This item ends at (01:55:52) when the next item starts.

    MARDI GRAS PARADE

    New Orleans, United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the the Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans. Great procession of floats, people and children in fancy dress moving slowly through he crowded streets.

    This item ends at (01:57:05) when the next item starts.

    AMERICA'S RADIATOR LOVER - MUTE

    Excelsior Spring, United States of America (USA).

    Close up shot of a hand showing a chain around the radiator. A woman speaking into camera. Closer shot of the woman. Was she chained to it????

    This item ends at (01:57:35) when the next item starts.

    SITE FOR GOVERNMENT'S NEW AIRCRAFT FACTORY - MUTE

    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Various shots of a Mayor digging surrounded by crowds. He finishes digging and starts to read from papers. This is probably ceremonial start of building a new aircraft factory.

    This item ends at (01:57:55) when the next item starts.

    PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT SUPREME COURT FIGHT - MUTE

    Washington, United States of America (USA).

    American Supreme Court building, Washington D.C. An empty courtroom. Supreme Court Judges (one woman) seated in two rows with big white numbers on their fronts. Congress in session.

    At the time, President Roosevelt fought to appoint up to six new Supreme Court judges who will be more helpful with new legislation.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13428
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    911.36
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:56:00 / 01:58:13:00
    Canister:
    37/14
    Sort Number:
    37/014
  • Appears in...

    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
  • Stills

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

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