• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes seamstresses making Princess Juliana's wedding dress, and Tabernacle Provident Society making pay out to their members.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    Intertitle - 'Amsterdam' (Holland) - M/S of ladies hand stitching beautiful material for wedding gown of Princess Juliana of Holland. Various shots as a team of seamstresses work on the dress and the camera pans across the material. M/S of satin material draped over a chair.

    Intertitle - 'London Docks' - M/S as a big crate is hoisted from a ship, an elephant's trunk pokes out from it. M/S of men on dock. M/S's of the elephants walking about on the dock, one flaps its ears, M/S of a baby one. Various shots of them on the docks waiting to go to Islington circus.

    Intertitle - 'Woolwich' - (Greater London) - M/S as the cadets of the royal military academy are inspected by Air Chief Marshal Sir Edward Ellington. M/S as he walks down the rows. M/S of the march past, he takes the salute. Various shots.

    Intertitle - 'London' - M/S of Father Christmas stood with official from new Tabernacle Provident Society and several policemen. He is holding a sack with share out for the members, he puts it in a van. M/S interior of Father Christmas talking to a little girl called Mary, a member of the Juvenile society, he gives her ten shillings and asks her what she will do with it, she says she will spend some and save some. Various shots as adult members queue up at tables and receive their pay outs from clerks.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:53:00 / 01:18:04:00

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