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    Title for this item is missing. NEWS IN A NUTSHELL is roundup of the latest world's news.

    NORMANDIE RECAPTURES THE BLUE RIBBON

    Atlantic Ocean.
    Several shots of the luxury French liner 'Normandie' at sea. Normandie crossed the Ocean in shorter time then 'Queen Mary' and recaptured Blue Ribbon. Several air shots of Normandie at sea surrounded by smaller boats.

    This item ends at (01:26:43).

    THE GERMAN ARMY PARADES BEFORE GENERAL VON BLOMBERG

    Berlin, Germany.
    General Fritz Von Blomberg walking towards Hitler's Palace to receive a medal. General leaving the Palace. Various shots of the German troops parade - crowds and General watching.

    This item ends at (01:27:26).

    SITE FOR GLASGOW'S 1938 EXHIBITION

    Glasgow, Scotland.
    Crowds around Lady Elgin with shovel, ceremonially opening the works on the Glasgow 1938 Exhibition. Crowds applause. She gives a shovel to MP Walter Elliot who does the same.
    This item ends at (01:27:48).

    ERECTING CORONATION POLES IN THE MALL

    London.
    Several shots of the workers erecting the giant flag mast at the Mall for the Coronation Ceremony.

    This item ends a (01:28:05).

    STEAMER ABLAZE OFF HOLYHEAD

    Holyhead, Gwynedd.
    Various shots of the ship on fire at sea. Steamer was returning from India when it caught fire. Pan along the crew after arriving onshore - most of the crew are Asian - Mongolian or Chinese by the look.

    This item ends at (01:28:33).

    SUBMARINES VISIT GLOUCESTER

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire.
    Several shots of the two submarines in the canal in Gloucester. Various shots of the people looking at submarines.

    This item ends at (01:29:08).

    MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF DUCHESS OF BEDFORD

    Woburn, Bedfordshire.
    A plane takes off from the airfield. Several shots of 71 year old Duchess of Bedford in pilot gear surrounded by people. Some one gives her flowers. Duchess took off in her plane and disappeared, says voiceover.

    THE BOAT RACE 1937

    London.
    Several shots of the crowds gathering around the Thames to watch the annual boat race between Oxford and Cambridge. Teams carrying boats to the river. Boats at start. Oxford starts rowing but the Cambridge men have hands in the air - false start. Next attempt is successful. Several shots of the race and huge crowds on the river banks and in small boats watching the race. Oxford wins.

    Note: Picture disappears twice for limited periods of time. First time from (01:31:14) until (01:31:32) and later, several seconds at the end are missing.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13455
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    915.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:23:00 / 01:32:06:00
    Canister:
    37/24
    Sort Number:
    37/024
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    New Pathe Order woburn nazi berlin Militarisation prewar Presentation of Hitler
    Programmes
    News In A Nutshell
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