• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell - Cows moving to warmer areas in Bavaria, flying boats leaving for Singapore, motor racing at Brooklands, the millionth telephone in London presented to mayor.

  • Description

    News in a Nutshell.

    Intertitle - 'Bavaria' (Germany) - M/S of a cow with bell and collar as well as harness wrapped around its horns. M/S as a calf is lifted onto a cart and covered with a blanket. Cows walk out of a shed and through the snow towards the village where it is warmer. Various shots as they continue their journey. M/S of an elderly lady leading them into the village. M/S of one cow's head. C/U of the lady smiling.

    Intertitle - 'Pembroke' (Dyfed, Wales) - M/S of 5 royal air force flying boats on the water. M/S of the crew. Various shots of the aeroplanes, men get onboard and one taxis along the water, M/S of propellor spinning. Various shots of the aeroplanes on their way to Singapore.

    Intertitle - 'Brooklands' (Surrey) - L/S of fans at the motor races. C/U of John Cobb in his car. MS as they set off, various shots as they race around the course. C/U of the winner Raymond Mays in his car.

    Intertitle - 'Golden telephone presented to London's Lord Mayor.' - M/S of Post Master General making a speech declaring there are now 1 million telephones in London. He presents a gilded telephone to P. Vincent, the Lord Mayor of London, for use in the Mansion House. C/U of the telephone. The mayor makes a call on it.

    Note: the items 'Motor Show at Olympia' and 'Launch of H.M.S. Infield' are missing from this edition.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:03:00 / 01:45:15:00

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