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  • Description

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

    WORK PROGRESSING ON THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION

    Paris, France.
    Various shots of the building site. Men are building the International Exhibition in Paris. Several shots showing Flooded site - river Seine is, voiceover says, still rising. Several shots of the flooded suburbs.

    This item ends at (01:36:42) when the next item stars.

    FOORD AND FARR IN TRAINING

    Desborough & Windsor.
    Several shots of B. Foord in the ring with a sparing partner training for the fight with Farr. Picture disappears a (01:36:55) and the section with T. Farr on training is sound only.

    This item ends at (01:37:04) when the next item stars.

    ITALIAN ARMY MANOEUVRES

    Italy.
    Various shots of the Italian solders erecting a montage bridge over river during Italian Army manoeuvres. They erect the bridge and vehicle and men cross the river. Several shots showing tanks, motorcycle units, horses, crossing the bridge. Italian officers watching from the hill.

    This item ends at (01:37:46) when the next item stars.

    CLIFF FALL AT DOVER

    Dover, Kent.
    People watching a huge amounts of stones. A cliff fell and destroyed several buildings - several shots of the destroyed buildings. Various shots of the rubble and people watching it.

    This item ends at (01:38:11) when the next item stars.

    ORANGES AND LEMONS CELEBRATED AT MENTONE

    Mentone, France.
    Various shots of the colourful fruit arrangements at he streets of Mentone - most are the oranges and lemons. This is the lemon and orange celebration. Great giant orange opens and cloud of pigeons flies out of it - very effective.

    This item ends at (01:38:32) when the next item stars.

    CHURCH WALL LIFTED AT BUDAPEST

    Budapest, Hungary.
    A church walls which sank several feet are being lifted in Budapest. Amazingly, when that happened, the church was not demolished. The only consequence was that he bell would not ring. Now the work is done to lift he walls and hear the bells again. Various shots of the men lifting sections of the wall and filling them with new bricks.

    This item ends at (01:39:02) when the next item stars.

    LUXURY MOTOR YACHT LAUNCHED ON THE THAMES

    River Thames.

    Several shots of the new luxury yacht being launched on the Thames. Various shots of the yacht sailing while voiceover talks about her characteristics.

    This item ends at (01:39:33) when the next item stars.

    INTERVIEW WITH MR. TOM WALLS AT EWELL

    Ewell, Surrey.

    Mr Tom Walls standing at the stables with a horse. He talks about the horse (natural sound) - horse is beautiful. Mr Walls says that this horse has never won a race, was second or third but never first. He says the only characteristic that makes this horse unique is that eats twice as much as any other horse in the stable. Mr Walls asks the horse to blow its nose, horse does not respond at all.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13441
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    913.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:47:00 / 01:40:19:00
    Canister:
    37/19
    Sort Number:
    37/019
  • Appears in...

    WorkSpaces
    Pigeon racing Paris International Exhibition
    Programmes
    News in a Nutshell
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