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

    SOUTH AFRICAN FLOODS

    South Africa.
    Various shots of the South African countryside north of Pretoria. There are fears that the Bonacord (sp?) dam will not hold the amount of rain and the countryside will be flooded but dam holds the water. Several shots of the countryside and the lake filled with water. People walking around inspecting the water levels.
    This item ends at (01:29:35).

    US TENNIS CHAMPION ALICE MARBLE AT SURBITON

    Surbiton, Surrey.
    Surrey Tennis Championship in progress - ladies singles match between new American Champion Alice Marble and Britain's P. L. Thompson (sp?). Various shots of the tennis match and the audience watching. Miss Marble wins. Close up shot of Alice Marble.
    This item ends at (01:30:03).

    GERMAN FIELD MARSHAL AT ANDOVER

    Andover, Hampshire.
    Various shots of the German War Minister Field Marshal Von Blomberg with several high ranking British RAF officers inspecting planes at RAF (Royal Air Force) base at Andover. Planes and troops lined up at the airfields. Several shots of the fly past - planes flying in formation.
    This item ends at (01:30:40).

    JAPANESE WEDDING IN TOKYO

    Tokyo, Japan.
    Daughter of Prince Saga (sp?) is getting married to brother of the Emperor of Manchukuo (Manchoukuo, Manchutikuo) in Tokyo. Bride leaving a car in traditional dress looking down (old custom). Bride and groom posing for photographs - indoors. Pan along the line of guests. Bride and groom saying goodbye to line of guests after the wedding.
    This item ends at (01:31:20).

    ITALIAN EMPIRE ANNIVERSARY (aka ITALIAN EMPIRE REVIEW)

    Rome, Italy.
    Various top shots of the massive military parade in Rome - celebration of the first anniversary of Italy's Ethiopian Empire. Various shots of the different troops, vehicles, artillery, marching across streets of Rome. Crowds cheering. Benito Mussolini, Italian Dictator and Italian King Victor Emanuel looking on - they are wearing uniforms and helmets.
    This item ends at (01:34:15).

    KENTUCKY DERBY

    Kentucky, United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of the crowds, bookies and horses being paraded before start of the Kentucky Derby horse race. Various shots of the race and the crowds looking. War Admiral wins the race.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13491
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    919.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:57:00 / 01:35:50:00
    Canister:
    37/41
    Sort Number:
    37/041
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    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
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Comments (1)

  1. Michael Silberbauer says

    That's Bon Accord Dam. The Department of Water Affairs hydrological database records a flood peak of 48 m3/sec at station A2H007 (Daspoort) upstream of the dam, on 11 February 1937. The normal flow is less than 1 m3/sec. Source: http://www.dwa.gov.za/hydrology/HyDataSets.aspx?Station=A2H007



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