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

    PHYSICAL CULTURE DISPLAY AT CAMBRIDGE

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.
    Pan along lines of young women exercising - this is Physical Culture Display at Cambridge. Audience is seated on chairs at the edge of field watching display. More shots of the young women exercising and audience watching and applauding. Some close up shots of the girls' faces are seen.
    This item ends at (01:02:18).

    FUNERAL OF SIR JAMES BARRIE

    Kirriemuir, Forfar, Scotland.
    Priest followed by procession of people leaving a small village church. Men carrying coffin of the great dramatist Sir James Barrie leaving the church. Several shots of a long funeral procession moving slowly along village road.
    This item ends at (01:02:46).

    FISHING FLEET BLESSED IN BRITTANY

    Brittany, France.
    Several shots of a harbour filled with fishing boats heavily decorated with flowers and flags and filled with people. Crowds gathered on shore watching the ceremony of blessing of the fishing fleet. High ranking priest blessing the fleet. People throwing flowers into water.
    This item ends at (01:03:14).

    VAUDEVILLE GOLF AT BROXBOURNE

    Broxbourne, Herefordshire.
    People gathered on a golf course for a vaudeville golf performance. Two magicians, one 's name is Alfie Dean (sp?), start 'playing', making golf ball disappear and taking it out of each other mouth etc. Crowd laughs. Another man, some sort of an acrobat, jumps and twists in an attempt to drive a ball. Crowd cheers.
    This item ends at (01:04:02).

    SUN ECLIPSE IN PERUVIAN MOUNTAINS

    Peru.
    Several shots of the scientists getting ready to observe and film the total eclipse of the sun on Peruvian mountains. Several shots of different stages of the eclipse until total eclipse. Men observing and filming the eclipse.
    This item ends at (01:04:34).

    NEW ZEALAND V. ENGLAND AT LORDS

    Lord's Cricket Ground, London.
    Start of the first cricket test match between New Zealand and England at Lord's Cricket Ground, London. Various shots of the match, players bating and bowling. New Zealand wins the first test.
    This item ends at (01:05:24).

    TESTING NEW RIGGING AND SAIL ON ENDEAVOUR II

    Newport, United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of the British challenger of the America's Cup, Mr Sopwith's yacht Endeavour II at sea. Crew is testing new rigging and sail. Several great top shots of the yacht and sail blown by the wind. Crew at work and yacht sailing at sea.
    This item ends at (01:05:49).
    Picture disappears at (01:05:40) but sound continues until the end of the item.

    R.A.F. DISPLAY AT HENDON

    Hendon, London.
    Various shots of the Royal Air Force (RAF) air display at Hendon. Display was organised in honour of the Coronation. Several shots of the planes flying in formation, simultaneously dropping parachuters. Audience watching from their seats on ground. King George VI (former Prince Albert, Duke of York) and Queen Elizabeth (former Duchess of York, later Queen Mother) watching the display. Several shots of the long procession of planes flying past - 250 of them, informs voiceover. Plane in action, hitting and burning down kite balloon. Succession of shot of the planes attacking 'ship in harbour'. Life size model of a ship is placed on the field for demonstration of the attack. Planes attack and destroy the ship - clouds of smoke and some fire.
    This item ends at (01:06:59).

    HIS MAJESTY REVIEWS EX-SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN

    Hyde Park, London.
    King George VI (former Prince Albert, Duke of York) and Queen Elizabeth (former Duchess of York, later Queen Mother) standing on dais before reviewing endless lines of ex-service men and women gathered in Hyde Park, London. This is one more of the Coronation ceremonies. Horse drawn carriage arrives and stops in front of them and King and Queen enter it. Crowds cheering, veterans waving their flags. Several shots of the King and Queen riding through lines of cheering veterans. King and Queen leave the carriage to review disabled men and women in wheelchairs. Queen Mary is seen with them. Royal family returns to saluting point for the march past. Succession of shots of the veterans marching past the dais, crowds watching.
    This item ends at (01:09:23).

    AUTEUIL STEEPLECHASE

    Auteuil, France.
    Crowds at Auteuil racecourse waiting for Auteuil Steeplechase to start. Various shots of the race. Horses racing - several jumps and water jumps seen. Finish of the race, two contestants competing, quite close. The 'winner' is disqualified and the second wins the race.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13549
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    925.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:08:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:13:00 / 01:10:01:00
    Canister:
    37/51
    Sort Number:
    37/051
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Temporary workspace: 25.7.2009 18:09 Glamour prog 1 Alfie Dean JM Barrie Temporary Workspaces: 17.12.2010 23:36 King George VI
    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
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