News In A Nutshell London Without Busses,… 1937

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

    LONDON WITHOUT BUSSES

    London.
    Several shots of the pickets, drivers and representatives of the employers during the London bus strike. Several shots f the streets with cars and pedestrians but no busses on.
    This item ends at (01:03:08).

    BOYS CAMP IN GERMANY

    Germany.
    Various shots of the boys and young men doing physical exercises. They seem to be quite acrobatic and co-ordinated. They are jumping, rolling, doing somersaults etc.
    This item ends at (01:03:46).

    PETS CORNER OPENED AT LONDON ZOO

    London.
    Elephant boy Sabu and daughter of the Julian Huxley are opening Pet Corner in the London Zoo. Various shots of the chimpanzees, ponies and some other animals. Boys throwing food in camel's mouth, they laugh as the came catches the food.
    This item ends at (01:04:14).

    STAMPS OF NEW REIGN FOR THE CORONATION

    High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.
    New postal stamps are printed for the Coronation at High Wycombe. A man talks about the value of different stamps and their issue dates - natural sound. Close up shot of the special stamp marking the coronation - King George VI and Queen Elizabeth are on it. Several shots of the stamps being printed.
    This item ends at (01:05:16).

    DEMOLITION OF PENYRHEOL VIADUCT

    Penyrheol Viaduct, Wales.
    Various shots of the men working on the breaking up of Penyrheol Viaduct in Wales. Half of h viaduct is already demolished and the rest will be soon. Sides of the viaduct falling down with laud crush. Demolition is conducted to provide iron for rearmament.
    This item ends at (01:05:37).

    H.F. BROADBENT BREAKS RECORD FOR SOLO FLIGHT FROM AUSTRALIA

    Hanworth, Middlesex.
    Plane with two men next to it. One leaves and another stays near the plane. He checks he engine and then looks at the camera. The man is Mr H. F. Broadbent who just broke the record for solo flight from Australia.
    This item ends at (01:05:58).

    H.L. BROOK CREATES NEW CAPE & BACK RECORD

    Heston, Middlesex.
    Plane landing. Mr H. L. Brook leaving the plane after flying to Cape Town and back in a record time. Crowds around the plane. Mr Brook and wife walking from the plane, crowds around them.
    This item ends at (01:06:17).

    SIDEWAYS LAUNCH ON RIVER DANUBE

    Nr Vienna, Austria.
    Several shots of the crowds gathered for the launch of the ship at the river Danube. A priest and some other dignitaries are there. Ship is to be launched sideways. Several shots of the men launching the ship. Ship slides sideways and plunges int Danube, crowds cheer.
    This item ends at (01:06:52).

    H.M.S. INDUS ARRIVES IN THAMES - PARTLY MUTE

    River Thames, London.
    Various shots of warship 'Indus' of the Indian Navy arriving to the Pool of London for the Coronation, Tower Bridge in background. Several shots of the ship and the activities on it. An officer is arriving to the ship in a barge. Various shots of the Indian sailors cleaning the ship. Succession of shots of a sailor signalling with flags. High ranking officer arrives to inspect the ship. Troops lined up on the deck. Officer inspecting the ship and troops.
    Second half of this item is mute.
    This item ends at (01:09:34).

    GLASGOW BOYS BRIGADE - MUTE

    Glasgow, Scotland.
    Various shots of the boys of Glasgow Boys Brigade marching through the streets. A man on dais salutes to the boys and watches the march past.
    This item ends at (01:10:05).

    GENOA - ROLLER SKATING

    Genoa (Genova), Italy.
    Mass start of the roller skating race through the streets of Genoa - girls. Various shots of the girls racing and crowds watching from the side of road. Various shots of the men's roller skating race through the streets of Genoa. The winner passes the finishing point. Girl winner passes the finishing post. Another girl comes through and starts crying. Girls after the race.
    This item ends at (01:11:18).

    MICHIGAN STRIKE

    Michigan, United States of America (USA).
    Two rows of the representatives of the workers and automobile industry employers after signing document that guaranties the end of strike. Leader of workers Mr John Lewis (sp?) assures the public that they have reached long term agreement and finished the strike - natural sound.
    This item ends at (01:11:58).

    INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL IN GERMANY

    Germany.
    Belgian Tricola and German Swastika flying from the poles at the start of the football match between Belgium and Germany. The teams arriving to field and game starts. Various shots of the football match and the crowds watching it. Germany wins 1-0. Goal is clearly seen.
    This item ends at (01:13:45).

    NEW ROAD AT STOCKTON

    Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland.
    Several shots of the Minster of Transport Hore-Belisha surrounded by several dignitaries - ribbon in front of him, crowds around. Minster is to open a new road in Stockton. Several shots of the new road. Mr Belisha cuts the ribbon, crowds cheer.
    This item ends at (01:14:07).

    HORSE RACE IN ROME

    Rome, Italy.
    Various shots of the racecourse before the Imperial Prize horse race - crowds, stands, many fashionable men and women, horses parading. Various shots of the race and people watching it. Winner is Grand Sasso (sp?). Close up shot of the winner - beautiful horse.

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    Cataloguer:
    Sanja
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13507
    Sort Number:
    37/036
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:40:00 / 01:15:27:00
    Canister:
    37/36
    Film ID:
    921.03
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1937
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