News in a Nutshell: The damage caused by Floods and Dust storms in the USA, a flying boat undergoing trails and performing dogs at an International Canine Exposition in France
Sacramento River, Texas & California, United States of America (USA).
Monte Carlo, France
Ethiopia (formerly Abyssinia)
News in a Nutshell titles. Sandstorms and Floods in USA. Sacramento: Water rushing though a dam. A single unit train passes over on the rail line. WS. Damage caused to a bridge by flooding. WS. A car half submerged by flood water. CU. Very good close shot of an abandoned car with flood waters to the top of its doors. LS. Wooden house with water up to it's windows. WS. Flood damaged back yard of a house. LS. Man seated at a table writing whilst water laps around his legs. WS. Half submerged house.
Texas: LS. A man shovelling sand away from the side of his house following a dust storm. MS. Farming equipment covered by the dust storm. LS. A farmer nailing boards across the windows of a building. LS. Women sweeping dust from her front door. LS. Woman placing sheets across her windows. MS. children tucked up in bed. CU Hands putting sealer around a window. LS. Men nailing boards onto a window. LS. man wearing a dust mask hanging a rug on a clothes line. CU. man in dust mask.
Alameda, California: LS. Clipper of the air. A Flying boat undergoing trials before being used on routes between the United States, Japan and the Islands of the Pacific. LS. From under one of the wings panning along the length of the fuselage. LS. A man on a ladder handing things into the Flying boat. LS. the crew of the flying boat. CU. Captain? of the flying boat. LS. the Flying boat being towed down a slipway to the water. WS. The Flying boat on the water. WS. Flying boat Starting to taxi. WS. Flying boat in flight.
Monte Carlo: WS. Banner for the Exposition Canine Internationale 13 - 14 Avril 1935. WS. Crowds and a photographer. CU. Dogs LS. Dog. CU. Dog's head. CU. Spaniel. CU. Dog. CU. Collie. CU. Pair of Great Danes. CU. Bull Dogs. CU. Bull Dog. CU. Dog. CU. Dog. LS. Airedale being groomed. LS. Performing Airedale walking on its hind legs. LS. Performing Airedale running in and out of its owners legs as he walks along. MS. The Airedale's owner forms a hoop with his arms and the dog jumps through. LS. The Airedale walks up a flight of steps on it's hind legs and collects a ring from his owner. CU. Airedale holding the ring in its mouth.
Ireland: Intertitle reads: "Irishman plans Atlantic Hop - Charles Foley seeks new flying record". MS & CU. Charles Foley talking to camera this story is mute and at present there is no copy of the commentary amongst the paperwork.
Abyssinia: Intertitle reads: "Military Movements - New Empire News pictures of latest .... Abyssinia". British Officers and a Sikh officer LS. Sikh troops in European uniform parading. LS. Sikh soldiers pulling on the guy ropes to erect a tent. MS. Two Sikh soldiers pulling on a guy rope. WS. Sikh troops erecting a tent.
Abyssinia / Ethiopia LS. Abyssinian troops in European uniforms guiding horses carrying munitions across a muddy ditch. WS. Abyssinian troops with horses laden with guns and equipment. LS. Guns and equipment being strapped onto a horse. LS. Soldiers carrying machine guns and boxes of ammunition. LS. Soldiers setting up a machine gun position. CU. Soldier looking through sights. CU. soldier with Bazooka. CU. Mortar bombs in a case. MS. Soldiers loading mortars for firing. LS. A magazine clip being put onto a machine gun. MS. Soldiers lining up a machine gun.