• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes signing of Vienna Treaty, escaped eagle in London, and house destroyed by gas explosion in Newcastle.

  • Description

    News in a Nutshell.

    Intertitle missing, should read - 'Another giant flying boat tried out at Rochester' (Kent) - L/S as camera pans across the flying boat, a man peers out of a window. M/S as it taxis on the water and takes off.
    Intertitle - 'Hythe' (Kent) - M/S as a line of new launches speed along together, various shots as they cut through the water.

    Intertitle - 'Newcastle' (Tyne and Wear) - Various shots of a house destroyed by a gas explosion which killed 4 people. Various shots of the debris, people watch from the side and some walk through the rubble.

    Intertitle - 'Vienna' (Austria) - M/S of men sat around a table signing the Vienna Treaty after the Tripartite conference. Various shots as Count Ciano (for Italy), Kalman de Kanya (Hungarian Foreign Minister) and Kurt Von Schuschnigg (for Austria) sign the treaty while men stand behind them and watch.

    Intertitle - 'St. James's Park' (London)- L/S of African Eagle Portuguese Jack on a tree, he has escaped from London Zoo. Various shots as he flies all over and people stand and watch. M/S of him on the ground. His keeper Tom Hinton tempts him with lemon sole and traps him in a cage, M/S of him inside.
    Intertitle - 'Frankfurt-Heidelberg' (Germany) - M/S as Rudolf Caracciola gets in his new streamlined car, which looks very silver and space-age. M/S as it speeds away, an aeroplane flies overhead. Various shots as it speeds down the course then comes to a stop. He has broken the 10 mile record, people congratulate him in his car, it has a swastika on the side. C/U of him speaking and laughing.

    Note: missing items are 'Reservists return from Palestine', 'Cycle Scramble at Holcombe' and 'Old Crocks Race'.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:32:00 / 01:57:52:00

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