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    Full title reads "NEWS IN A NUTSHELL". This is a roundup of the latest world's news.

    HUNTING WITH SEALYHAMS IN HERTS

    Elstree, Hertfordshire.
    Various shots of the crowds gathered for the hunt with Sealyhams - lovely little dogs. People walk across the fields, sometimes run, following the dogs which hunt small animals. The hunt could be described as sort of hunting with beagles.

    This item ends at (01:44:19).

    THE MAR-CONTABRICO FIRED IN THE BAY OF BISCAY

    Bay of Biscay.
    A large ship sitting in dock. Name on ship 'MAR-CONTABRICO'. The ship was loaded with weapons and ammunition heading for Spain but was attacked by General Franco's troops. It took it seven weeks to cross the Atlantic.

    This item ends at (01:44:43).

    LION OF JUDAH IN ROME

    Rome, Italy.
    Fantastic figure of Lion of Judah which was in Royal Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Abyssinia) was transported to Rome. Various shots of the lion.

    This item ends at (01:45:02).

    BATHING IN ICY WATER AT ESTONIA

    Estonia.
    People jumping in the icy river, thick blocks of ice covered in snow floating around them. People bathing. After a swim, they spread towels on frozen river and lie on them to sunbathe.

    This item ends at (01:45:39).

    SIR KINGSLEY WOOD OPENS EXETER'S 2000th COUNCIL HOUSE

    Exeter, Devon.
    Several shots of Sir Kingsley Wood being presented with a key and opening the 2000th Council house in Exeter. He is surrounded by people. He gives the key to another man and shakes hands with him.

    This item ends at (01:45:56).

    NEW KIND OF GOLF GAME IN FLORIDA

    Florida, United States of America (USA).
    A golf course with one man on. Line of black caddies holding balloons at distance from a golfer. He drives at them trying to break all the balloons. Terrible.
    This could be the same golf course and the same golfer as one in 32/101.

    This item ends at (01:46:21).

    PARACHUTE JUMPING EXTRAORDINARY IN FRANCE

    France.
    Parachuter checking his equipment before going into plane. Voiceover explains that this is 100 percent safe jump - parachuter has three parachutes which open at different heights which guarantee safety. A little diagram is drown on screen to explain how it operates. Parachuter falling, people run and surround him. Close up shot of a happy parachuter.

    This item ends at (01:47:17).

    ITALIAN CHILDREN BEGIN MILITARY TRAINING AT AGE OF 6

    Asiago, Italy.
    Italian version of 'Hitler Jungen' lined up and skiing on snowy slopes. Various shots of lines of children in uniforms skiing in formations.

    This item ends at (01:47:39).

    FRENCH NAVAL CADETS AT BREST

    Brest Naval Academy, France.
    Various shots of the French Naval Cadets marching past officers lined up in front of the building. Several shots of the French battleships at sea.

    This item ends at (01:48:21).

    DOROTHY ROUND'S ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED

    Location Unknown.
    British tennis star Dorothy Round standing with rocket in her arms talking to camera. Voiceover tells that she is to get married to Douglas Lee Little (sp?).

    This item ends at (01:48:30).

    MAX BAER COMES TO LONDON

    London.
    Boxer Max Baer arrives to London. He gets out of a car with a woman. He talks to some people around.

    This item ends at (01:48:48).

    ALL NIGHT BLIZZARD IN KENT

    Kent.
    Various shots of the children snowballing after all night blizzard in Kent. People warmly dressed are seen. A woman is seen with a small pillow tied to her behind. She falls and sits on it.

    This item ends at (01:49:09).

    SPORTS AT OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE

    Cambridge
    Various shots of athletic competition at Cambridge. Several shots of the races and close up shots of the winners.

    Oxford.
    Various shots of the athletic competition at Oxford. Several shots of the races. Winner of the 3 miles race looks exhausted when he breaks tape.

    This item ends at (01:50:16)

    CELEBRATING THE GARIBALDI ANNIVERSARY IN PARIS

    Paris, France.
    Various shots of the celebration of the Garibaldi Anniversary in one of the clubs in Paris. Girls dancing, lots of legs and underwear on show. People at tables enjoying the show.

    This item ends at (01:50:16).

    OXFORD CREW IN TRAINING

    Putney, London.
    Oxford rowing team in training for this year's boat race against Cambridge. Various shots of the crew in training on the river Thames.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13445
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    913.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:09:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:29:00 / 01:52:35:00
    Canister:
    37/20
    Sort Number:
    37/020
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