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    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Intertitle reads: "Parkestone".

    Bishop of Barking dedicates new Chapel at Dr. Barnardos Nautical School, Parkestone (London?). The bishop reads from bible and bangs on new church door as part of inauguration ceremony.

    Intertitle reads: "Eastleigh".

    Captain Peels' daughter married at Eastleigh, Hampshire. Captain Peel is Commodore of Cunard White Star Fleet. We see him giving away his daughter, Mary Grace at her wedding to Dr. George Turner.

    Intertitle reads: "Merton Abbey".

    International women's hockey at Merton Abbey, London. Various shots of match between England and South Africa. England win by 13 goals to 1.

    Intertitle reads: "Henley".

    Oxford University and Cambridge University trial eights at Henley and Ely (Oxfordshire and Cambridgeshire). Various shots of 2 Oxford rowing crews racing down River Thames to determine which will enter annual boat race. Intertitle reads: "Ely". Similar shots of Cambridge crews racing down River Cam.

    Intertitle reads: "Berlin".

    Safety for Cyclists campaign in Berlin, Germany. By order of German government all bicycles must have luminous white mud guards. Various shots of cyclists queuing to have their mud guards painted white.

    Intertitle reads: "Taranto".

    Launch of Italian submarines, Italy. Various shots of 2 submarines - 'Dessie' and 'Dagabar'- being launched down slipway into sea while crowds cheer.

    Intertitle reads: "Grays, Essex".

    Making Christmas pudding on the training ship 'Warspite'. Various shots of young Royal Navy cadets lining up on deck to stir Christmas pudding mix in large bowl. Boys stick their fingers into mix and lick the spoon.

    Intertitle reads: "Valencia and Barcelona".

    News from Spain - Valencia and Barcelona. C/U of members of Spanish government forced to flee from Madrid to Valencia. Various shots of crowds of children on trucks - refugees from Madrid, in Valencia to avoid bombing. Kids all give Socialist clenched fist salute. Panning shot of harbour at Barcelona - British government has formed neutral zone to protest ex-pat British citizens. A German battleship flying the swastika flag is anchored in harbour.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:30:00 / 01:22:52:00
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    SCW refugees Spanish Civil War Spanish Civil War Finger Tasting South Africa Archive
    News in a Nutshell
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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