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

    DUKE OF KENT VISITS BOLSOVER

    Bolsover, Derbyshire.
    Prince George, Duke of Kent shaking hands with officials at his arrival to Bolsover Smokeless Fuel Factory (later British Diesel Works). Prince George presses a button, crowds around him. He talks and then he is given tour - he walks around railway trucks, coal is transported to factory by train and then converted to smokeless liquid fuel.
    This item ends at (01:24:46).

    GERMAN WARSHIP AT TORQUAY

    Torquay, Devon.
    Several shots of German warship at sea off Torquay. Ship is to be used as training ship for naval cadets - says voiceover.
    This item ends at (01:24:59).

    ENDEAVOUR II LAUNCHED

    Gosport, Hampshire.
    Pan along a new yacht 'Endeavour II' which is to be the challenger for the America's Cup. Several shots of the yacht plunging into sea with its crew working on deck.
    This item ends at (01:25:29).

    CORONATION COACH

    Royal Mews, London.
    Royal Coronation Coach on show. Various shots, many C/U, of the Coronation Coach, its eight horses and men around.
    This item ends a (01:26:04).

    NATIONAL HUNT STEEPLECHASE

    Cheltenham, Gloucester.
    Several shots of the crowds at Cheltenham racecourse before he National Hunt Steeplechase. Start of the race, horses racing. Many horses fall at jumps, some badly. Hopeful Hero wins the race. Close up shot of the winner.
    This item ends at (01:27:09).

    GLOUCESTER CRICKET CLUB PREPARES FOR COMING SEASON

    Gloucester.
    Various shots of the cricketers of Gloucester Cricket Club at training. They exercise, play football, practice batting and balling, etc.
    This item ends at (01:27:45).

    FRENCH MACKINTOSH FASHION PARADE

    France.
    Various shots of the Mackintosh Fashion Show in France. Girls in cute raincoats walking around great fountain - possibly in Paris.
    This item ends at (01:28:13).

    LORD AND LADY BADEN-POWELL AT TILBURY

    Tilbury, Essex.
    Liner 'Malaya' arriving to Tilbury bringing Lord and Lady Baden-Powell home from their trip to India. Scouts lined up to welcome the Chief Scout, Lord Baden-Powell. He addresses them (natural sound). He thanks them for great welcome, and they give him three cheers.
    This item ends at (01:28:54).

    There is no mention of this item in the original paperwork for this issue. It is possible that it belongs to another issue.

    NEW ARRIVALS AT PARIS ZOO

    Paris, France.
    Various shots of the keepers unloading a cargo of new animals for the Paris zoo. Nice shot of a lioness on a lead - she seems to be very young. Two beautiful baby elephants are seen.
    This item ends at (01:29:22).

    CORONATION PROCESSION REHEARSAL

    London.
    Various shots of the Coronation procession rehearsal. Procession moving slowly through crowded streets of London. Royal coach, guardsmen, other coaches, troops marching - and huge crowds watching the procession.
    This item ends at (01:30:43).

    There is no mention of this item in the original paperwork for this issue. It is possible that it belongs to another issue.

    RICHMOND FLOODS

    Richmond, Surrey.
    Two boys cycling through flooded street. Various shots of the floods in Richmond. Streets, park, Surrey Golf Course - all under water.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13475
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    917.09
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:17:00 / 01:31:27:00
    Canister:
    37/31
    Sort Number:
    37/031
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    News in a Nutshell
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