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    This is "NEWS IN A NUTSHELL' - roundup of the world's latest news.

    PAGEANTRY IN WICKLOW

    Wicklow, Southern Ireland (Eire, Republic of Ireland).
    Procession of people and children in fancy dress and period costumes moving slowly through the streets, people watching. Follows a procession of floats, mainly with children. This celebration of Irish history is organised for the children of Dominican schools - informs voiceover.
    This item ends at (01:26:06).

    SINGAPORE'S NEW AIR BASE OPENED - MUTE

    Singapore.
    Crowds gathered for the opening of a new airport in Singapore. Several shots of the fly past - planes flying in formation. People watching. A plane lands and a man comes out and shakes hands with several people. Indians watching behind a barrier. The man addressing the crowds from a balcony covered in Union Jack. People listening. He is probably there to officially open the airport.
    This item ends at (01:26:38).

    TRAIN SMASH AT SWANLEY JUNCTION - MUTE

    Swanley Junction, Kent.
    Various shots of the smashed train with debris scattered around the tracks. Lines of men watching from the side, some men working, clearing the tracks. More shots of the smashed train, debris and men working.
    This item ends at (01:26:57).

    YOUNG AMERICAN IN AN 'IRON LUNG' - MUTE

    California, United States of America (USA).
    White man and three Asian women in Western clothing smiling to the camera. People wearing protective masks - men in Naval uniforms and a woman wheeling a man in artificial lung - probably Polio victim, on a train. Train leaving the station.
    This item ends at (01:27:29).

    BRIXHAM REGATTA - MUTE

    Brixham, Devon.
    Nice panning shot of Brixham harbour with small boats scattered in water. A man firing gun - start of the Brixham Regatta. A group of yachts with long white sails starts moving. Several shots of the yachts sailing at sea.
    This item ends at (01:28:15).

    RUSSIAN MONOPLANE ARRIVES AT VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON - MUTE
    Title reads: "SOVIET FLIGHT - Moscow to US non-stop."
    Vancouver, Canada.
    Plane on the field, several men walking towards it. Closer shots of the men standing next to the plane - probably Russian pilots. Men chatting and smiling. Diagram of the globe showing he flight trajectory. Plane was flying from Moscow and over North Pole to Vancouver. Men wearing suits (probably Russian crew) talking among themselves.
    This item ends at (01:29:21).
    Note: Title incorrectly uses a term monoplane - the plane in this item is considerably larger and has four members of the crew.

    ITALY - MEDIEVAL PAGEANT - MUTE

    Italy.

    People in period costumes with flags and trumpets marching through the crowded Italian city. Crowds on streets, balconies, windows, roofs - everywhere. Procession leaving a palace. Various shots of the knights on horseback attacking revolving dummy.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13560
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    925.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:22:00 / 01:30:29:00
    Canister:
    37/52
    Sort Number:
    37/052
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