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    Title for this record is missing. The item is "News in a Nutshell" - roundup of the world's latest news.

    LARGEST LARCH TREE FELLED IN NORTHUMBERLAND

    Whittle Dene Wood, Northumberland.
    Pan down a very tall tree - tallest tree in Britain. Several shots of the men cutting the tree.
    This item ends at (01:15:28).

    MANNEQUIN PARADE AT MORECAMBE

    Morecambe, Lancashire.
    Line of girls in their bathing costumes standing next to the swimming pool. Crowd, mostly men, watching. Girls parading, modelling their costumes. Succession of shots of the children modelling swimming costumes - very cute.
    This item ends at (01:15:33).

    NEW AERODROME OPENED AT MANCHESTER

    Manchester, Lancashire.
    Mayor of Manchester opening the new aerodrome for testing models of fighting planes. Mayor on dais, crowds around. Mayor unlocks the door of the main hangar. Mayor inspecting the plane which is to open the airfield new model of high speed bomber. Plane is wheeled out of hangar, pilot enters the plane and it is off. Several shots of the plane in flight.
    This item ends at (01:16:35).

    P. & O. LINER LAUNCHED AT BARROW

    Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.
    Top shot of the crowds gathered for the launching of the new P & O liner 'Stratheden' which is to sail to India and Australia. Duchess of Buckley is moving through crowds and climbing up the stairs to launching platform. Champagne bottle broken against the liner. Several shots of the ship plunging into water.
    This item ends at (01:17:06).

    CYCLING MEET AT CRYSTAL PALACE

    London.
    Cycling race oft he International Cup is held on the new track at Crystal Palace. Various shots of the race, men cycling. Montage of close up shots of the feet, pedals, wheels, heads - nice. Winner crosses the line, Belgian man. Winner receives a cup.
    This item ends at (01:17:45).

    FIRST WOMEN TEST CRICKET AT NORTHAMPTON

    Northampton, Northamptonshire.
    Women entering grounds at he start of the first day of the first women's cricket test match ever. Test match is between England and Australia. Various shots of the game.
    This item ends at (01:18:23).

    GLASGOW POLICE INSPECTED

    Glasgow, Scotland.
    Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland is to inspect the Glasgow Police. Several shots of the troops lined up on the field. Inspector inspecting police. He inspects lines of troops, men on horseback, cars etc. Several shots of the police parading after inspection.
    This item ends at (01:19:00).

    Title reads: "HIS MAJESTY'S STATE DRIVE TO WINDSOR"

    Windsor Berkshire.
    King George VI (former Prince Albert, Duke of York) leaving a car at Windsor. Queen Elizabeth (former Duchess of York, later Queen Mother) and Princesses Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Margaret follow. King and family are greeted by Provost of Eton - Eton boys cheering, gathered around. They are also greeted by Princess Royal - Princess Royal and Queen kiss. King Queen and Princesses walking along lines of cheering Eton boys. They mount an open carriage to ride through Windsor to the Castle. Carriage moving slowly through crowded streets - crowds cheering. Carriage stops next to Queen Victoria's memorial where Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester officially welcomes them as the High Stuart of Windsor. Carriage enters Windsor grounds. Various shots of the crowds cheering as the Queen Mary's car drives through the streets going to Windsor. Carriage entering Windsor, Royal mast on the tower. Procession of the men and women in period costumes greeting Royal family inside the grounds - quite colourful.
    This item ends at (01:21:13).
    BERMUDA CLIPPER

    Long Island, United States of America (USA).
    Several shots of the giant flying boat 'Bermuda Clipper' getting ready for its first flight between New York and London via Bermudas. Crew entering the plane from a boat. Various shots of the plane speeding across the water and in flight.
    This item ends at (01:21:54).

    MYSTERY TANKS

    United States of America (USA).
    Several shots of line of tanks moving through the woods at night, quite fast. They are new US tanks at display. Several shots of the tanks moving through the woods - daytime. Tanks seem to be fast and forceful - no unusual powers or abilities seen.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13533
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    923.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:01:00 / 01:22:39:00
    Canister:
    37/47
    Sort Number:
    37/047
  • Appears in...

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    Joe Toole King George VI Giant Larch Tree The Queen's youth
    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
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