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    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Intertitle reads: "Rome and Naples".

    Admiral Horthy feted in Italy. King Victor Emmanuel of Italy and Admiral Horthy (governor and dictator of Hungary) watches Italian Army parade passes in Rome. Various shots of Admiral H, the King and Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) in Naples inspecting battleships of Italian Navy.

    Intertitle reads: "Paris".

    St. Catherine's Day in Paris, France. Various shots of glamorous models strolling down cat walk in fancy dress - butterflies, peacocks, statue of Liberty. Various shots of people ball room dancing. Women wear fancy head-dresses.

    Intertitle reads: "Eton".

    Eton wall game, Berkshire. Various shots of boys from famous Eton College playing bizarre annual team sport. Large crowd of parents and fellow Etonians watch.

    Intertitle reads: "Newbury".

    Brewery at Newbury becomes milk depot, Berkshire. C/U of disreputable looking man drinking a pint of beer. C/U of pretty young women drinking glass of milk. Various shots men unloading milk churns. Various shots of Thomas Baxter, chairmen of milk marketing board, visiting factory floor where milk is bottled.

    Intertitle reads: "London".

    London University College Rag. Various shots of crowds of students in fancy dress and a Chinese dragon having lots of high spirited fun.

    Intertitle reads: "Sydenham".

    Aftermath of Crystal Palace Fire, London. Various shots of Victorian glass house before the fire. Various shots of smouldering ruins of Crystal Palace after the fire.

    Note: may be few shots missing from end of item, section about Crystal Palace finished very abruptly. AH 2001.

    Note: separate item showing fire at Crystal Palace exist in 36/97. See separate record for GREAT FIRE DESTROYS CRYSTAL PALACE. AH 2001.

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    British Pathé
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    Time in/Out:
    01:33:32:00 / 01:37:32:00
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    Crystal Palace Workout
    News in a Nutshell
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