• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes - King Edward VIII inspecting Irish Guards, flying boats being built in Kent and Prince Albert opening a holiday home in Wrotham.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    Intertitle - 'Glasgow' (Scotland) - L/S of Boys' Brigade lined up as officers ride past. M/S of Sir Arthur Rose on horseback, he salutes as he reviews them. L/S as they march past and crowds watch them.

    Intertitle - 'Spain' - M/S of people parading in the streets during election time, some carry banners and police stand by. Various shots as they walk along and others watch them. Aerial L/S of people pushing forward. M/S of a building, a gun is fired. Various shots as people run.

    Intertitle - 'Rochester' (Kent) - L/S of builders working on a series of flying boats, aerial L/S of the frames in the shed. The camera pans across and down one as men work on it. M/S as a propellor is fitted. M/S of a man cutting metal. Various shots as the flying boats are assembled.

    Intertitle - 'Wrotham' (Kent) - M/S as Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) gets out of his car and greets officials at Margaret Macmillan house. L/S pan across people gathered outside. M/S of him on platform opening the holiday home, people applaud. M/S of him looking around the grounds. M/S of children playing in the sandpit.

    No intertitle - Gleneagles (Scotland) - Golfer Patty Berg plays her shot. She prepares to putt but a cow moos and puts her off. M/S of the cow getting up and wandering off. Patty putts the ball. C/U pan up her legs to her face.

    Intertitle - 'Solway Firth' (Dumfries and Galloway) - L/S of the German battleship 'Koniz Albert' being towed from Scapa Flow. M/S of men on the upturned keel.

    Intertitle - 'Aldershot' (Hampshire) - L/S of march of the drums dress rehearsal for the Tattoo. Various shots as they march along. M/S as they reverse ranks.

    Intertitle - 'Chelsea Barracks' (London) - L/S as King Edward VIII inspects 1st Battalion Irish Guards. Good M/S of his face as he walks past them and stops to talk. Various shots as he inspects them. Various shots as he stands and salutes as they march past.

    Cataloguer's note: the stories 'Big Fire at South London', 'Mrs Mollison's flight to the Cape', 'Lord Willingdon arrives in London' and 'Greek King inspects his Fleet' are missing from this issue.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:44:00 / 01:44:18:00

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