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

    NEW TELEPHONE CABLE ACROSS LOCH AWE

    Scotland.
    Men working in placing telephone cables to connect Western Highlands of Scotland and the rest of the country. Men attaching barrels along the telephone cable. The idea is to punch the barrels and fill them up so that the cable sinks at the bottom of the sea. Several more shots of the men working on cable and barrels.
    This item ends at (01:38:57).

    EX-SERVICEMEN'S PROTEST IN BRUSSELS

    Brussels, Belgium.
    Various shots of the men demonstrating at Brussels streets. They are ex-servicemen demonstrating against the release of the war criminals and profiteers. They go to Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to throw their medals as the sign of protest. Several shots of the men protesting and medals lying on pavement.
    This item ends at (01:39:26).

    LORD MAYOR'S COACH LEAVES FOR PARIS

    London Bridge.
    Cars, busses and people crossing London Bridge. A coach crosses London bridge. This is the semi-state coach in which the Lord Mayor of London will arrive to open the British Pavilion at Paris Exhibition.
    This item ends at (01:39:39).

    COMMON RIDING IN SELKIRK

    Selkirk, Scotland.
    Various shots of a vast crowd moving slowly through the crowded street. This is the Common Riding procession against English oppressors traditionally held in Selkirk, Scotland. A man on small stage waving flag skilfully, crowds watching. Elderly man kisses a bristle before speaking. He receives freedom of the Borrough and thanks for it (natural sound). Crowds cheer.
    This item ends at (01:40:49).

    WAREHOUSE FIRE AT ELEPHANT AND CASTLE

    London.
    Various shots of the burning warehouse at Elephant and castle. Firemen with hoses, buildings in flames, fire seen through the windows etc. Various night shots of the fire and the men trying to put it down with hoses. Lots of water and foam seen.
    This item ends at (01:41:27).

    CLEVELAND SWIMMING DISPLAY

    Cleveland, United States of America (USA).
    Great Hollywood entertainment style item showing a fountain in front of a swimming pool and as it starts splashing water, a group of young men, followed by a group of young women, appears. They jump into pool and start swimming creating lovely figures.
    This item ends at (01:42:04).

    BARON VON NEURATH IN BUDAPEST

    Budapest, Hungary.

    Camera pans down round column of a memorial. German diplomat, Baron Von Neurath, walks towards the memorial, places a wreath at the base, moves back and gives a Nazi salute. Several men behind him also give a Nazi salute. He is visiting Hungary on his way to Yugoslavia and other Balkan countries for a visit.
    This item ends at (01:42:42).

    PARIS EXHIBITION aka PARIS ILLUMINATIONS

    Paris, France.
    Various night shots of the great illuminations and fireworks across Paris set up for the Paris Exhibition.
    This item ends at (01:43:06).

    POLICE JAMBOREE IN NEW YORK

    New York, United States of America (USA).
    Police Jamboree in Madison Square Garden, New York. Police troops parading on horseback and on foot. Men on motorcycles showing skills. Several shots of a PT display.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13542
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    923.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:05:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:05:00 / 01:43:39:00
    Canister:
    37/49
    Sort Number:
    37/049
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