News In A Nutshell America's New Tanks,… 1937

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    NEWS IN A NUTSHELL collection of short world news.

    AMERICA'S NEW TANKS

    Forth Meads, United States of America (USA).
    Line of tanks on the field. Various shots of the tanks showing guns, swinging turrets etc. Various shots of the tanks moving extremely fast across the field. Several shots of the tanks speeding towards and over the camera - nice shots.

    This item ends at (01:20:05) when the next item starts.

    LLEWELLYN LEAVES CROYDON FOR ANOTHER ATTEMPT ON THE CAPE & BACK RECORD

    Croydon, Surrey.
    Famous aviator Mr David Llewellyn with another man (probably co-pilot) and two women arriving to Croydon Airport. Several shots of the aviator inside plane, ready to start a new attempt to fly to Cape (believe Cape Town, South Africa) and back in record time.

    This item ends at (01:20:17) when the next item starts.

    JAVA FESTIVALS

    Java, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia).
    Various shots of the Eastern Festival at Java. Colourful parade moving through the crowded streets. Dancers, people wearing traditional masks, people in fancy dress and long dragons (several people inside), dancing through the streets - a bit like a Chinese New Year parade.

    This item ends at (01:20:55) when the next item starts.

    JUVENILE BOXERS IN FLORIDA

    Florida, United States of America (USA).
    Various shots of very young children (probably 4 to 5 year olds) boxing in the ring. Boys fighting quite viscously. Several shots of the girls fighting - very viscous boxing as well.

    This item ends at (01:21:40) when the next item starts.

    NEW CHEAP TYPE PLANE DEMONSTRATED AT ROMFORD

    Romford, Essex.
    Several shots of the new cheap plane - only £200 informs voiceover, flying lessons included. Several shots of the plane taking off and in the air.

    This item ends at (01:22:09) when the next item starts.

    COLMORE TROPHY TITLE

    Near Cheltenham, Gloucester.
    Various shots of the cars racing through the rough countryside terrain. Cars drive through water, mud, bumps, hills etc.

    This item ends at (01:22:45) when the next item starts.

    INTERNATIONAL RUGBY - IRELAND V SCOTLAND

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland (Southern Ireland, Eire).
    Crowded stadium. Teams posing to camera before the match. Start of the international rugby match between Scotland and Ireland. Various shots of the game. Snow starts falling -not pleasant. Ireland wins 11-4.

    This item ends at (01:23:36) when the next item starts.

    FITTING OUT ENDEAVOUR II

    Gosport, Hampshire.
    Various shots of the men working on the Mr Sopwith's yacht Endeavour II - challenger for the America's Cup.

    This item ends at (01:24:19) when the next item starts.

    CROSS COUNTRY RACE AT FARNINGHAM

    Farningham, Kent.
    Mass start of the cross country running race - 350 entries. Contestants start running through the countryside. Strong wind and rain, a man is seen trying to light a cigarette under umbrella.

    This item ends at (01:24:45) when the next item starts.

    ICE SKATING IN VIENNA

    Vienna, Austria.
    Various shots of the ice skating show in Vienna. It is in the open, it is snowing and crowds are trying to warm up as they watch the show. The show is about a man and a woman showing affection at public place while a child is at home alone. A policeman interferes and woman goes home to a child.

    This item ends at (01:25:24) when the next item starts.

    MALE BEAUTY CONTEST AT MIAMI BEACH

    Miami Beach, Florida, United States of America (USA).
    Men parading in swimming costumes while women judges look on. Several shots of the women measuring chest's and legs, having fun.

    A woman comes and splashes the winner's head with a liquid from a trophy, everyone laughs.

    This item ends at (01:25:57) when the next item starts.

    PRINCESS JULIANA & PRINCE BERNHARD AT ZELL-AM-SEE

    Zell-Am-See, Austria.
    Princess Juliana (later Queen Juliana) of Holland and Prince Bernhard of Holland arriving to Austrian ski resort for a winter break. They leave a car and start running, laughing, and snowballing in a deep snow.

    This item ends at (01:26:16) when the next item starts.

    EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS IN PHILIPPINE ISLANDS - MUTE

    Philippine Islands.
    Various shots of the large crowds gathered for a religious service during the Eucharistic Congress in Manilla. Several shots of the long procession of priests, nuns and, people in white robes etc. Various shots of the high ranking Catholic priests holding a mass, huge crowds around.

    This item does not belong to News in a Nutshell collection although belongs to this issue.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13436
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    913.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:07:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:28:00 / 01:27:10:00
    Canister:
    37/17
    Sort Number:
    37/017
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