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    News in a Nutshell brings the "Floral Dance" performed in the streets of Cornwall, the Royal Tournament at Olympia and a children's athletic display in Sunderland

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    Helston, Cornwall
    Olympia, London
    Roker Park Stadium, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

    News in a Nutshell titles. WS. Helston street as revellers dance the Halantow or Floral Dance through dense crowds down a picturesque street. LS. Dancers emerging from a shop with the men in top hats and the women in summer bonnets. WS. Dancers making their way down old streets. WS. Children dancing their way down a street. WS. Pan as the dancers make their way up the street (the sound of a brass band playing the music of the "Floral Dance" is just audible).

    Olympia: MS. Prince Edward, The Prince of Wales (Later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) in Naval Uniform inspecting troops before the start of the Royal Tournament at Olympia. WS. the course laid out with young sailors taking part in the field gun display. WS. The Prince of Wales smoking whilst watching the displays. LS. As field gun is pushed up and over a ramp. WS. The audience. WS. Combined units of the Army, Navy and Royal Air Force perform a massed exercise drill. WS. Audience. WS. The Horses and riders of the Queens Royal Lancers perform. WS. Horses circling in time to music. WS. the Royal Lancers lower their lances and the horses pace backwards. WS. Audience.

    Sunderland: WS. Children performing in an athletic display. WS. Lines of children lying on the ground in lines as more jogging backwards join the line one above the other. WS. Crowd. WS. Young girls performing an athletic display. WS. Children running to the centre of a field and forming a circle. WS. More children run out to join the huddle. WS. Children walking backwards holding hands to form giant rings one inside the other. WS. The children holding hands and forming rings and walking round in circles.

    Note: another NEWS IN A NUTSHELL story exists in this issue. See film id 827.04 for details.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:25:00 / 01:07:07:00

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