• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes - "Discovery II" sailing for the Antarctic, turkey fair in Norfolk and new viaduct road opened in Wales.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    St. Catherine's Dock, London. L/S pan across the research ship "Discovery II" as it leaves for an expedition to the Antarctic. L/S as families wave from the dock. Various shots of the ship, people wave. L/S as it steams ahead and Tower Bridge closes after it.

    Attleborough, Norfolk. L/S of turkeys in a basket at the turkey show. M/S as men drive them through the streets, M/S of carts full of them. C/U as people lift them out by their feet. M/S of people looking at them before buying for Christmas. M/S of the turkeys.

    Cardiff, Wales. Various shots as Scotland play Wales in the first International soccer match of the season. M/S as Duncan scores for Scotland and fans cheer, various shots as the match continues. M/S as Wales score to even the match. M/S of crowds cheering.

    Southport, Merseyside. Various shots as Mrs P. Garon plays Miss Elsie Corlett in the English Women's Golf Championship. Various shots as they play and people watch from under umbrellas. M/S as Mrs Garon putts and wins. M/S as a man shakes her hand and presents her with the Cup. M/S as Miss Corlett is presented with her prize.

    Wales. Various shots of the new viaduct road that runs between Bangor and Conway. L/S of people gathered under umbrellas for the opening ceremony. L/S of Mr Hore Belisha, the Minister of Transport, he takes the scissors and declares the road open before cutting the ribbon. M/S as he walks along the new road with several other people.

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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:
    01:42:42:00 / 01:46:04:00

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