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    Title for this item is missing. Paperwork title is: "NEWS IN A NUTSHELL". This is the roundup of the latest world's news.

    'MAJESTIC'

    Rosyth, Scotland.
    Liner 'Majestic' at sea, various shots. 'Majestic' is to be transformed into a training ship and renamed 'Caledonia'.
    This item ends at (01:11:30).

    PLAYGROUND OPEN

    Bethnal Green, London.
    Lord Crewe, President of the Playing Field Association cuts a ribbon to open extension to St. John's School playground. Various shots of the children and parents watching from behind the fence. Various shots of the children's dance performance in the new playground, other children looking on.
    This item ends at (01:12:12).

    QUEEN MARY - HIPPODROME

    London.
    Queen Mary leaving a car to attend the matinee film performance in aid of University College Hospital. Queen Mary entering the building.
    This item ends at (01:12:29).

    MINNESOTA STRIKE

    Minnesota, United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of the mass of strikers throwing equipment from the factory on a pile in front and smashing it. Various shots of the strikers leaving the factory.
    This item ends at (01:12:54). The next item starts at (01:13:00).

    GENERAL CHAUVEL ARRIVES

    London.
    General Sir Henry Chauvel, Commandant of the Australian Coronation Contingent arrives to London. General talking to several officers. He sits in car and leaves the station.
    This item ends at (01:13:14).

    AUSTRALIAN V.C.'S FUNERAL IN LONDON

    Wellington Barracks.
    Australian V.C. Arthur Percy Sullivan (sp?) who was one of the men in the Australian Coronation Contingent died tragically in London where he is to cremated. Various shots of the funeral procession leaving Wellington Barracks and moving slowly through central London. Troops marching through crowded streets, V.C.'s following in procession.
    This item ends at (01:14:27).

    ROYAL MINT

    Various close up shots of the new coins with profile of the King George VI and some other objects on them.
    This item ends at (01:14:44).

    VIENNA GLIDER

    Vienna, Austria.
    Actress Paula Wesley (sp?) leaving the car and enters a building full of boys. She is to be presented with a new glider. It is like a ship launch. She breaks a bottle against it and names it. Boys cheer. Now the glider is 'hers' and can be used.
    This item ends at (01:15:09).

    STRIKE DEMONSTRATION IN DETROIT

    Detroit, United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of workers demonstrating against capitalists in Detroit - huge crowds. A shot of labour leaders Mr Lewis and Mr Martin (sp?). Close up shot of the Texas representative who starts talking into camera. He goes on about dictatorships in Europe (Italy and Germany), about Russia not allowing strikes to conclude that he does not want a dictatorship in America, the great democratic country, so Americans have to work, not strike.
    This item ends at (01:16:28).

    HILL CLIMB IN SIDCUP

    Sidcup, Kent.
    Various shots of the motorcycles hill climbing at Sidcup. Crowds watching, some motorcyclists fall and roll down in mud.
    This item ends at (01:17:15).

    ERECTING INTERNATIONAL RADIO MASTS

    Riverhead, United States of America (USA).
    Large amount of very tall radio masts is being erected at Riverhead - looks like woods. Various shots of the men erecting masts.
    This item ends at (01:17:56).

    NEW YORK MODEL EXHIBITION - MUTE

    New York, United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of the people looking the architectural models at the exhibition in New York. Various close up shots of the models - different buildings, green areas, office blocks, some plans, etc.
    This item ends at (01:18:27).

    NEW JERSEY PARACHUTERS

    New Jersey, United States of America (USA).
    Zeppelin landing on the field. Various shots of the parachuters jumping from, presumably, zeppelin. They parachutes open and they slowly descend. Several shots of the zeppelin in the air.
    This item ends at (01:19:17).

    SPRING STORMS WARNING

    Title reads: "WARNING! - Approach of Spring Storms."

    United States of America (USA).
    A building with sign "US Coast Guard" on it. Several shots of the men working in the building, looking at maps and charts and taking messages. A hangar door opens and a plane is getting ready to fly. Men getting ready o fly. One man showing the sign "Hurricane Warning" written on a cloth. Plane takes off and flies over the small ships. As it flies over them, the men drop something down to them. A man on one of the boats opens a box received from the plane and finds a letter in it. He reads it. Succession of shots of the boats returning to harbour. Several shots of the hurricane.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13472
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    917.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:09:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:12:00 / 01:21:07:00
    Canister:
    37/30
    Sort Number:
    37/030
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    royal Pre-War Vienna
    Programmes
    News In A Nutshell
  • Stills

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