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    News in a Nutshell includes - New Labour Party Chairman Clement Attlee, Ryder Cup golf and the Buckingham Livestock Show.

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    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.
    London. L/S of the Palace of Westminster, members of the legal profession walk in procession towards Westminster Abbey to usher in the new legal year. M/S of the Lord Chancellor, Lord Hailsham in his robes. M/S of Lord Chief Justice Lord Hewart. M/S of the procession, people watch.

    Ferrara, Italy. M/S of annual procession of flags, people are dressed in 16th century costume and carry the many flags through the streets. Fanfares are blown and people watch. L/S as they do a dance and toss the flags in the air as part of the pageant. Various shots as they wave the flags about.

    Rome, Italy. Various shots of the grape harvest festival, with many floats driving through the streets covered in grapes. People dance and have fun but there are also models of tanks stressing Italy's military intentions.

    Various shots of Buckingham Livestock Show which is held in the main street, cows mill about and a man carries a calf across the road. Various shots of cows tethered to railings in a long line.
    Hebburn-on-Tyne. Various shots of a 250 ton floating crane carrying a smaller one across the river.

    M/S of George Lansbury making a speech surrounded by people, narrator says he has resigned as Chairman of the Labour party over question of sanctions against Italy. M/S of new Chairman Clement Attlee.

    Ridgewood, New York, America (USA). Various shots of the Ryder Cup golf tournament. Padgham putts for England. M/S of America's Gene Sarazen who also putts and wins. M/S of Charles Whitcombe, the British captain shaking hands with America's Walter Hagen.

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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:
    01:21:10:00 / 01:24:42:00

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