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

    NEW BRIDGE IN ST. JAMES' PARK

    London.
    Various shots of Royal Engineers building a new bridge across lake at St James' Park for the Coronation. Crowds watching. Men are seen emptying their boots - water comes out.
    This item ends at (01:35:47).

    KING FAROUK ARRIVES IN LONDON

    London.
    Young King Farouk of Egypt arriving to London for the Coronation. He is greeted by Duke of Gloucester. Various shots of the King Farouk surrounded by the crowds shaking hands with several people, then going into car and driving off.
    This item ends at (01:36:10).

    DUKE OF KENT VISITS PRINTING WORKS IN WATFORD

    Watford, Hertfordshire.
    Prince George, Duke of Kent, arrives to Watford Printing Works where the Coronation program is printed. He shakes hands with several people and goes inside. Various shots of the programs being printed. Close up shot of the front page. Close up of a hand turning pages showing photographs of the King, Queen, Princesses, Queen Mary etc. Prince George gets in a car surrounded by crowds and drives off.
    This item ends at (01:36:06).

    CITY AND SUBURBAN HANDICAP

    Epsom, Surrey.
    Various shots of the Epsom racecourse before the start of the City and Suburban Handicap horse race. Crowds, bookies, tote board etc. Stat of the race, tapes are up and horses start racing. Several shots of the race. William of Valance wins. Several shots of the winner.
    This item ends at (01:38:13).

    DIRT TRACK RACING IN VIENNA

    Vienna, Austria.

    Various shots of the international dirt track motorcycle race on the new track in Prater. Various shots of the race, seriously fast. An Austrian motorcyclist wins the race. Close up shots of the winner.
    This item ends at (01:38:48).

    6 DAY CYCLE RACE

    Paris, France.

    Cyclists circling round the indoor cycle tracks in Paris. Several shots of the cyclists having their legs massaged. Nice close up shots of the hands massaging legs. Cut back to cyclists going round. This is the 6 day cycle race, similar one is to be held in London in honour of Coronation.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13479
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    917.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:11:00 / 01:39:18:00
    Canister:
    37/32
    Sort Number:
    37/032
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    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
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