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

    THE HINDENBURG CRASHES

    Lakehurst, United States of America (USA).

    A tragic news about the crash of giant German dirigible 'Hindenburg' has arrived - pictures are yet to come. Several shots of the zeppelin 'Hindenburg' in flight. People eating in the dining room. Crew operating the instruments. Several shots of the airship in flight.

    This item ends at (01:21:12).

    BOY SCOUTS PREPARE TO SELL CORONATION PROGRAMMES

    London.

    Several shots of the boy scouts holding piles of Coronation Programmes which they will be selling to the public. Close up shot of he Coronation Program front page. Several close up shots of the boys with programmes in one hand while the other points finger straight into camera - to audience.

    This item ends at (01:21:33).

    MAY DAY SCENES IN ELSTOW

    Elstow, Bedfordshire.
    Various shots of the girls in white dresses and flowers int heir hands escorting the May Day Queen to her Coronation. Various shots of the Coronation ceremony - children put the crown on the girl's head. Queen in her 'coronation carriage' - a cart covered in flowers. Crowds cheering, children having fun. Several shots of masses of children dancing traditional dances.
    This item ends at (01:22:35).

    MONTLHERY MOTOR CAR RACING

    Montlhery, Paris, France.
    Start of the motor car race at Montlhery track near Paris. Various shots of the cars racing., Several shots from the speeding car - quite nice. More shots of the race. A man waves chequered flag from the side of the road as the winner passes him. Close up shot of the winner.
    This item ends at (01:23:06).

    MONTLHERY RACING - MUTE

    Montlhery, Paris, France.
    Various shots of the cars racing at the Montlhery track near Paris. One car turned over in a ditch - some sort of accident. More shots of the cars racing. A man waves chequered flag, winner drives past. Close up shot of he winner.

    Note: The last two items are possibly the races from the same tracks but he different races with different winners.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13510
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    921.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:39:00 / 01:23:34:00
    Canister:
    37/37
    Sort Number:
    37/037
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