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    NEWS IN A NUTSHELL collection of short world news.

    PLAGUE OF LOCUSTS IN JOHANNESBURG

    Johannesburg, South Africa.
    Various shots of the clouds of locusts in South African countryside. They are everywhere. People walking in the clouds of locusts - they can hardly be seen.

    This item ends at (01:27:39) when the next item starts.

    FROZEN RIVER IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA

    Czechoslovakia.
    Various shots of the thick ice and snow on the frozen river in Czechoslovakia. Several shots of small boats on ice. Dam with frozen water.

    This item ends at (01:28:08) when the next item starts.

    NEW YORK SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP AT LAKE PLACID

    Lake Placid, United States of America (USA).
    Several shots of the girls ice skating race at frozen lake. Close up of the girl winner. Several shots of the boys (under 12) racing. Several shots of the men competition. Some nice but painful shots of the falls with interesting sound effects.

    This item ends at (01:28:53) when the next item starts.

    FAMILY OF 14 NEAR UXBRIDGE

    Uxbridge, Middlesex.
    A woman doing laundry outside the house, several children help her. She talks about her large family - she has 14 children (natural sound). Several shots of the family together.

    This item ends at (01:29:36) when the next item starts.

    SNOW IN WASHINGTON - MUTE

    Washington D.C., United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of the Washington under snow - Capitol Hill, White House etc.

    This item ends at (01:29:52) when the next item starts.

    TRAINS IN COLLISION AT LANGLEY - MUTE

    Langley, Buckinghamshire.
    Various shots of the wreckage of the trains lying on and around the track. Several people investigating the debris.

    This item ends at (01:30:24) when the next item starts.

    MR WILLIAM VANDERBILT'S NEW AIR LINER

    Miami, Florida United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of the luxury 'air yacht' - plane owned by American millionaire William Vanderbilt. Several shots of the plane and Mr Vanderbilt.

    This item ends at (01:31:05) when the next item starts.

    AMERICA'S WINTER CARNIVAL AT DARTMOUTH

    Dartmouth, United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of the ski competition between several US, Canadian and European Universities at Dartmouth. Men skiing down the slopes, some quite skilful, some bad. Several shots of the ski jumping competition and crowds watching it.

    This item ends at (01:32:30) when the next item starts.

    BOBBY'S BIRTHDAY - Two years old & still growing - MUTE

    Location Unknown.
    Close up shot of the face of a baby giraffe. Two women cutting a birthday cake and feeding it to a giraffe and several other giraffes. Giraffes are in cages - they are in a zoo and Bobby is having a second birthday party. More shots of the giraffes eating the cake.

    This item does not belong to News in a Nutshell collection although belongs to this issue.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13437
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    913.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:14:00 / 01:33:36:00
    Canister:
    37/18
    Sort Number:
    37/018
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    WorkSpaces
    Frozen Rivers
    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
  • Stills

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

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