• Short Summary

    International news stories in brief - Oxford and Cambridge at Twickenham, Fat Stock Show at Thame, German locomotives old and new, Duke of York at Coventry, Surrey air liner crashes, President Roosevelt carves a Turkey.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Oxford and Cambridge at Twickenham, Surrey / London. Various L/Ss of rugby match between Oxford University and Cambridge University. Final score is a no points draw.

    Fat Stock Show at Thame, Oxfordshire. Various shots of cattle show in rural town square. Farmers and judges inspect pens full of pigs, sheep, cows and bulls. NB spacing between 01:32:58 and 01:33:02.

    German Locomotive old and new, Nuremberg, Germany. Procession of railway engines passes cheering crowd along section of track. At the lead is very old steam train, people in period costumes wave from windows of carriages. Following are examples of modern trains: streamlined electric and steam trains, break down rescue trains and electric trams.

    Surrey Air Liner Crashes, Tatsfield, Surrey / Kent border. Various shots of wreckage of Belgian passenger aeroplane. Pilot, 3 crew and 7 passengers died in plan crash. Police are guarding the debris.

    Duke of York at Coventry, West Midlands. Various shots of Prince Albert (Duke of York, later King George VI) and Mayor of Coventry arriving and departing from brand new Technical College. Various shots of college building. Nice shots of small children cheering and waving flags.

    President Roosevelt carves a Turkey, Georgia, United States of America (USA). Various shots of Franklin D. Roosevelt carving a large Thanksgiving roast turkey. He sits at long table with children from Warm Springs Foundation School. Roosevelt chats good humouredly to boy sitting next to him as he serves out the meat. Press photographers take pictures. All the waiters serving the president are black.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:02:00 / 01:35:29:00

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