"For the first time in history "The Merchant of Venice" has been set to music - And the daring composer is Adrian Beecham, 18 year old son of Sir Thomas Beecham." C/U of the young Beecham sitting at a desk writing with a quill pen. C/U of his score. Duke of York's Theatre.
"The Court scene...
Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories in CP 429.
Famous parachutist Williams breaks the record for a delayed drop before opening his 'chute.
The American Naval leader Admiral Sims is welcomed on his return to England.
Footage of the hero of the German liner disaster Mr W. H. Jubb, Gravesend, Kent.
President Cosgrave conducts his election campaign after collapse of rebel movement. Ireland.
President Cosgrave sends good will message to friends of Ireland on his return from holiday.
Cuts (rushes, out takes) for PRESIDENT COSGRAVE in G 1157.
GI William Girard prepares for manslaughter trial in Japanese court.