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

    INTERNATIONAL REGATTA FOR MODEL BOATS

    Location Unknown.

    International Regatta for model speed boats. Men checking their model boats, placing them into water, starting them up - one man is seen pouring petrol into engine. Crowds watching. Boats speeding across water. Several close up shots of the miniature engines and other details. More shots of the boats speeding across water.
    This item ends at (01:25:59).
    Cataloguer's note: Second part of this item is mute - no sound.

    FINAL TRIALS FOR THE AMERICA'S CUP

    United States of America (USA).

    Several shots of the yachts with long elegant sails sailing across the water. Those are potential entries for America's Cup - Rainbow, Yankee and Ranger. It is to be decided which is to compete with Mr. Sopwith's Endeavour I or II (not decided yet) for the Cup. Mr Sopwith and his wife arriving to New York aboard 'Queen Mary'. Mr Sopwith and wife on deck. Close up shot of Mr Sopwith talking into camera (natural sound). He is glad to be back in America and looking forward to start the trials on two Endeavours.
    This item ends at (01:26:33).

    THE ROYAL FUSILIERS IN PARIS

    Paris, France.
    First Cadet Battalion of Royal Fusiliers marching across the streets of Paris. French dignitaries, included the President of the Republic Albert Lebrun, watching the march past.
    This item ends at (01:27:03).

    TRAIN WRECK NEAR DURHAM

    Nr Durham.
    Various shots of the crashed train. Wrecked locomotive, turned over cars, twisted steel, people working around. Scarborough to Newcastle train derailed and crashed and the first two coaches were smashed. Nine people were injured in the accident.
    This item ends at (01:27:18).

    JUNIOR TT RACES IN ISLE OF MAN

    Isle of Man.
    Various shots of the international motorcycle race (Junior TT race) at Isle of Man. Bikes speeding along the curvy road, people watching from side of the road. A man waves chequered flag from side of the road, winner drives by. Close up shot of the winner, Jimmy Guthry (sp?) surrounded by people congratulating him.
    This item ends at (01:27:59).

    Title reads: "FARR TOO GOOD AT HARRINGAY" aka (FARR V NEUSEL)

    Harringay, London.
    Start of the heavyweight boxing fight between Welshman Tommy Farr (striped shorts) England and Empire Champion and German boxer Walter Neusel. Various shots of the boxing match - Farr seems to be better. Farr knocks down Neusel in the third round. Referee counts, Neusel remains seated on the ring floor - Farr wins. Farr and his seconds running across the ring happily. More shots of the fight.
    This item ends at (01:30:48).

    LADIES BOWLING MATCH AT HASTINGS

    Hastings, East Sussex.
    Various shots of the ladies bowling competition in Hastings. Women bowling. They are wearing white skirts, tops and hats. More shots of the bowling competition, some long shots.
    This item ends at (01:31:28).

    Title reads: "ROYAL ASCOT".

    Ascot, Berkshire.
    Air shot of Ascot racecourse. Succession of shots of the fashionable men and women walking along the grounds at Ascot before the races. Royal family arriving in coach. Various shots of the horse race. Horses running - quite a large field. Item abruptly ends here.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13536
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    923.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:01:00 / 01:32:04:00
    Canister:
    37/48
    Sort Number:
    37/048
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    News In A Nutshell
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