• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes funeral of General Gombos, new autogyro, and America's navy day.

  • Description

    News in a Nutshell.

    Intertitle - 'California' (America, USA). Navy Day. L/S of the American fleet out in the Pacific. M/S as aeroplanes lay smoke screens on the water. Various shots as they turn and sail through it. M/S from the deck of one ship as it sails into the smoke. L/S as they come through the other side. L/S aerial shot of the crew of the Lexington on deck, they have formed themselves into the word "NAVY". L/S as they break up and run away. M/S of the crew, narrator says "listen boys what would you say if I told you there were never to be another war", they all take their hats off and cheer.

    Intertitle - 'Westminster Abbey' (London) - M/S of Lord Hewitt, Lord Chief Justice, walking in procession with other judges to mark start of legal year, people watch. The camera pans over them.

    Intertitle - 'Washington' (America, USA). L/S of new autogyro coming into land on lawn, it looks like a helicopter. M/S's as a man folds its wings back. M/S as it drives down the road with people watching, a policeman directs it. M/S as it takes off again, the Capitol building is in the background.

    Intertitle - 'Hungary' - L/S dome of royal palace. M/S of people filing in to pay their respects to General Gombos. L/S of his coffin with guards stood around. Soldiers carry cushions with medals on. The coffin is carried out and the mourners stand on the steps. In attendance are Kurt Von Schuschnigg, Count Ciano, and Hermann Goering. Various shots of the funeral procession. M/S of mourners watching body being lowered into temporary grave, before mausoleum is built. An old woman cries and aeroplanes fly overhead. C/U of flowers.
    Intertitle - 'Walsh & Mizler' - M/S of Jimmy Walsh training in the ring with punch bag C/U of his face. M/S of Harry Mizler jogging, various shots as he trains in the ring. C/U of his face.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:21:00 / 01:29:30:00

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