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

    NATIONAL CROSS COUNTRY RACE AT STRATFORD

    Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.
    Mass start of the National Cross Country Championship race - 600 entries. Various shots of the men running through the countryside, lots of mud, water, fences etc. Winner is H. T. Clark (sp?). Close up shot of the winner. Several close up shots of the runners behinds showing muddy clothes.

    This item ends at (01:55:52).

    OLD TIME CUSTOM OF DISTRIBUTING BREAD AT READING

    Reading, Berkshire.
    Various shot of the people giving out bread through the window and crowds coming to receive it. This is one of the Reading's old time customs.

    This item ends at (01:56:21).

    PETER - THE ABANDONED BABY

    Leytonstone, London.
    Various shots of a nurse holding a tiny baby Peter who was abandoned in London. Nurse puts the baby to bed.

    This item ends at (01:56:47).

    INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S HOCKEY AT TRENTBRIDGE

    Trentbridge
    Various shots of the international women's hockey on grass match between England and Scotland. England wins 5-3.

    This item ends at (01:57:21).

    BLIZZARD IN THE MIDLANDS

    Midlands.
    Various shots of the line of lorries stuck in deep snow. Men shovelling snow, clearing the lorries and the road.

    This item ends at (01:58:02).

    WEDDING OF MISS MARGARET KELLY & CAPT. HENLEY AT SALTBURN

    Saltburn by Sea.
    Miss Margaret Kelly marries Captain E. R. Henley at Saltburn by Sea. Several shots of the couple leaving the church after the wedding, crowds around them. It is snowing quite heavily. Bride and groom leave in car, crowds wave.

    This item ends at (01:58:33).

    SNOW PLOUGH AT WORK IN ESTONIA

    Estonia.
    Various shots of the bus with the snow plough attached to its front clearing snow. Looks very effective.

    This item ends at (01:59:04).

    MID LENT CARNIVAL AT LODEVE

    Lodeve, France.
    Various shots of the carnival procession moving slowly through the crowded streets of Lodeve. Many people in fancy dress. Some floats are bedecked with flowers - look like flower parade.

    This item ends at (01:59:27).

    CHANGING THE GUARD CEREMONY IN JAVA

    Java, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia).
    Succession of shots showing the Changing the Guard ceremony in Java. Guardsmen are wearing traditional dress and their marching looks more like dancing. Eastern music is played - sounds like bells.

    This item ends at (01:59:27).

    MOTORCYCLE FOOTBALL IN AUSTRALIA

    Australia.
    Various shots of the men on motorcycles playing football on a field. They ride around chasing the ball and many fall over.

    This item ends at (02:00:50).

    NEW TRAFFIC SIGNAL INTRODUCED BY MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

    London.
    Transport Minister Hore-Belisha introduces a new road sign indicating where the Parking facilities are. Lines of cars parked on side of road. Close up shot of the new sign. It is circular with white rim and has a white letter P in the middle. Policemen putting up the maps with directions to the nearest parking.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13447
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    913.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:50:00 / 02:01:10:00
    Canister:
    37/21
    Sort Number:
    37/021
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    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
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