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

    GERMAN FIRE BRIGADE

    Berlin, Germany.
    Various shots of the firemen lifting their ladders high up in the air. Firemen climbing ladders - several ladders in line. Several shots of the firemen dealing with problems in water. Two firemen rowing in a small boat. A man wearing diving suit ready to jump into water. A car is lifted out of river. Crowds watching the fire demonstration. Several shots of the firemen playing with very strong hoses, people watching.
    This item ends at (01:03:32).

    CHELSEA WEDDING

    London.
    Bride, Miss Ursula Molly Fletcher and groom Major Stuart are marrying in Chelsea, London. Bride arrives in car, crowds around. Children looking on. Scottish pipers playing. Couple leaving building after the wedding. They leave in a car.
    This item ends at (01:04:13).

    COLORADO DUST STORM

    Colorado, United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of a severe dust storm in Colorado. Hardly anything is seen at all. Horse, people, cars, all in huge clouds of dust.
    This item ends at (01:04:39).

    CARNIVALS ON THE RIVIERA

    Cannes, France.
    Fete in Cannes - crowds and dancers. Folk dancers dancing on stage, crowds looking on. Modern dancers doing modified Folk dance - lots of legs on show.
    This item ends a (01:05:26).

    MONTE CARLO FETE

    Monte Carlo, Monaco.
    Various shots of the battle of flowers in Monte Carlo. People throwing flowers at each other. Procession of flower bedecked floats moving through the crowded streets. Princess Juliana (later Queen Juliana) and Prince Bernhard of Holland are among the crowd. She throws flowers at people and he laughs standing behind her.
    This item ends at (01:05:43).

    DUCHESS OF GLOUCESTER AT MARYLEBONE

    Duchess of Gloucester, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of St, John's Ambulance, leaving car at Marylebone to visit her troops. She is greeted by Major General Sir John Duncan (sp?) with whom she inspects the Guard of Honour. Duchess of Gloucester enters a building.
    This item ends at (01:06:01).

    THIEF PROOF BAG

    Harrison, New Jersey, United States of America (USA).
    Two men leaving a car, one has a bag in his hand. Two other men attack them with a gun, snatch the bag from the man's hand after a short fight and start running away. As they fight, a thick smoke appears. When the thieves start running with a bag they realise that the bag is smoking and throw it away. This was a little demonstration of a new security device against the thieves - smoking bag.
    This item ends at (01:06:35).

    DUKE OF KENT WITH LIFE BOATMEN

    London.
    Prince George, Duke of Kent, inspecting a line of life boatmen at he Westminster Central Hall. Prince George talks o some men. They are at Westminster to be honoured. Prince George leaving in his car.
    This item ends at (01:06:54).

    SIX A SIDE HOCKEY

    Wimbledon, London.
    Various shots of the hockey on grass tournament held at Wimbledon. There are 48 teams competing. Various shots of the different matches played at safe distance with crowds supporting their teams.
    This item ends at (01:07:32).

    RUSSIAN QUADS

    Russia.
    A woman in bed with four babies around her, doctor is sitting on side of bed. The babies are the latest quadruplets to be born. Several close up shots of the babies and mother.
    This item ends at (01:07:43).

    MAX BAER IN TRAINING

    Kingston, Surrey.
    American boxer Max Baer on training for the fight with Tommy Farr. Baer is seen running, doing push ups and 'punching' the camera - C/U.
    This item stops at (01:07:55).

    TOMMY FARR IN TRAINING

    Blackheath, London.
    Tommy Farr punching a bag - training of his match with Max Baer.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13469
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    917.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:32:00 / 01:08:07:00
    Canister:
    37/29
    Sort Number:
    37/029
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Prince George, Duke of Kent Everyday life in pre-war Berlin (no Nazis) Folk dance
    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
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