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

    ICE JAM BLOCKS NIAGARA FALLS

    Niagara Falls United States of America (USA) / Canada.
    Various shots of the frozen Niagara river, some air shots. Several shots of the ice jammed Niagara Falls. People are seen around checking the ice.

    This item ends at (01:01:54).

    SCENES ON AINTREE SUNDAY

    Aintree Race Course, Liverpool, Merseyside.
    Various shots of the crowds at Aintree race course. Prince Monolulu in feathers and colourful clothing, shouts and waves his hands high in the air. One of the preparations for the Grand National.

    This item ends at (01:02:09).

    SHIPS IN COLLISION AT SAN FRANCISCO

    San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA).
    Liner 'President Coolidge', arrived to San Francisco - quite damaged. Liner collided with a tanker in a fog and tanker sank in 15 minutes. Liner crew helped the tanker crew so there are no casualties.

    This item ends at (01:02:43).

    SOAP BOX DERBY IN SOUTH AFRICA

    South Africa.
    Various shots of the Soap Box Derby in South Africa. Cars go very fast. Winner, surrounded by crowds, receives a cup. He also receives a plane ticket and the invitation to go to another Derby in America.

    This item ends at (01:03:11).

    WEDDING OF HON. JOAN MILNE IN TOWER OF LONDON

    London.
    Daughter of the Tower Master is getting married in Tower of London. Miss Joan Milne arriving to wedding with her father. Several shots of the bride and groom (Mr James Hart) leaving the church and walking towards the camera in grounds of Tower of London with the Tower Guards in uniform following.

    This item ends at (01:03:41).

    LANDSLIDE AT FOLKESTONE

    Folkestone, Kent.
    Various shots of the landslide at Folkenstone - cracks in the earth, piles of stones and earth etc. People looking on.

    This item ends at (01:04:10).

    FRENCH RAIL SMASH

    France.
    Various shots of the crashed Winter Sports Express train in France. Debris, glass, iron, overturned cars, clothes etc.

    This item ends at (01:04:30).

    SHAMROCK PRESENTED TO THE IRISH GUARDS

    Caterham, Surrey.
    Several guardsmen presented with trays with Shamrock. Various shots of the Irish Guardsmen being presented with Shamrocks to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Various shots of the guardsmen parade.

    This item ends at (01:05:21).

    THE KING VISITS DUCHY OF CORNWALL ESTATE

    Duchy of Cornwall Estate, Kennington, London.
    Various shots of the King George VI surrounded by crowds walking around the Duchy of Cornwall Estate, Kennington. King talks to the people, visits the boys' sports club and plants a tree in gardens. King waves to he crowds, sits in car and drives off.

    This item ends at (01:05:58).

    LINCOLNSHIRE HANDICAP

    Lincolnshire.

    Various shots of the crowds, bookies, jockey boards and jockeys and horses getting ready for the race. Start, tapes go up and the horses start racing. Various shots of the race. Marmaduke Jinks (sp?) wins. Winner moving slowly though crowds. Unsaddled horse - nice shot.

    This item ends at (01:07:04).

    GRAND NATIONAL SWEEPSTAKES DRAW

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland (Southern Ireland, Eire).

    Various shots of a procession of floats moving through the crowded streets. Another sweepstakes draw in Dublin - this time Irish Grand National. Girls dressed as nurses standing in front of a huge drum. Nurses draw out the numbers. A man in uniform takes the numbers from nurses and places them into small drum. One of the nurses draws a number from the small drum. She gives it to the soldier and he leaves. Numbers are drawn from the big drum and names of the horses from a small drum - says voiceover. People checking their tickets.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13450
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    915.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:28:00 / 01:08:45:00
    Canister:
    37/22
    Sort Number:
    37/022
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    the Warren Folkestone Ras Prince Monolulu
    Programmes
    News In A Nutshell
  • Stills

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