• Short Summary

    News stories from around the world in brief.

  • Description

    Title reads: "News in a Nutshell". International news stories in brief.

    Intertitle reads: "Hyde Park, London". Coaching meet. Various shots of genteel looking people sitting on top of horse drawn stage coaches. Various shots of coaches driving through the park.

    Intertitle reads: "Williamston Mountain". Reclaiming land on mountain in South Wales for farming. Panning shots of hillside leading down to village and sea. Various shots of tractors with caterpillar wheels ploughing hillside. Point of view shots of rows of potatoes growing. C/U of earth being ploughed. Various shots of potatoes being picked, weighed and packaged. Various shots of boats in sea.

    Intertitle reads: "Alexandra Palace". London. Various shots of cycling race starting from Alexandra Palace. Race is won by JG Bone of the 1936 Olympic Cycling Team.

    Intertitle reads: "Rhode Island , U.S." United States of America (USA). Various shots of yacht Endeavour II, moored in harbour. The crew are busy unwrapping the main sail. The yacht, owned by Mr Sopwith will be taking part in America's Cup. Various shots of Mr S's other sailing boat, Endeavour I, which has also sailed over to America. NB Spacing between 01:19:36 and 01:19:44. NB old records mention yacht 'Rainbow' - this boat is not shown in this item.

    Intertitle reads: "The Mediterranean". Various shots of battleship - probably German ship 'Deutschland'. The battleship was recently bombed by Spanish Government planes.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:11:00 / 01:19:58:00

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