• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell - Golf at Leeds Castle, a fire at a factory in Leith, motorcycle race in Ilkley, and charity cricket between England and India at Gravesend.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    Intertitle - 'Leith' (Scotland) - L/S of fire blazing at sailcloth and rope factory. Various shots of burning structure. M/S of fireman and engine. M/S of two men fighting the fire with a hose and water. Various shots of the buildings on fire and burning wreckage on the ground.

    Intertitle - 'Ilkley' (Yorkshire) - M/S as motorcyclists set off for the race and officials look on. M/S as one cyclist goes through a very muddy bog. M/S as one gets stuck and their wheels churn in mud. People watch as they bump around the course and through Brown's Brook where one man has to get off his steaming motorcycle and push.

    Intertitle - 'Leeds Castle, Maidstone' (Kent) - Good L/S of Leeds Castle. M/S of Patty Berg, a member of the Curtis Cup golf team, taking her shot. M/S as Britain's Joyce Wethered takes hers. M/S as Cecil Leitch takes a shot. L/S of people watching and castle in the background as Alfred Padgham plays his shot. L/S as people walk to next hole. M/S as Diana Fishwick takes her shot. M/S as Patty Berg putts. C/U of her smiling.

    Intertitle - 'Gravesend' (Kent) - M/S of All Indian cricketers sat in two rows, C/U as a coin is tossed. The English team, led by Tich Freeman, walk out for the charity game. Various shots as they play and people watch.

    Cataloguer's note: the stories 'Death of King Fuad' and 'Students Rag in Edinburgh' are missing from this issue.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:28:00 / 01:19:56:00

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