• Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Intertitle reads: "Chingford and Dartford".

    Cross Country Championships of the South of the Thames Association at Littlebrook Farm, Dartford, Kent and North of the Thames fixture at Chingford, Essex. Various shots of male athletes running over fields. We see the winner being greeted by crowds - V. Harman of Slough Athletic Club.

    Intertitle reads: "London".

    Table Tennis Championships at Paddington Baths. Various shots of lots of people playing table tennis (ping pong) in large sports hall. Narrator points out some of the star players; Mr. Barna (Hungarian champion), Miss Osbourne, Mr. Bromfield and Miss Weaver.

    Intertitle reads: "Westminster".

    Well Known Jockey's Wedding, London. Various shots of bride, Phyllis Wood arriving and entering registry office - large crowds greet her. We see her coming out of office with new husband and famous jockey, Arthur Wragg. They are showered in confetti. She holds a horse shoe shaped bouquet.

    Intertitle reads: "South Kensington".

    Big Guns leave South Kensington, London. Imperial War Museum moves to new location, formerly Lambeth Lunatic Asylum. Various shots of 9.2 Howitzer - first piece of artillery captured from Germans during World War One. The gun is wheeled out of old museum premises and loaded onto truck.

    Intertitle reads: "Colorado Springs, US.".

    Will Rogers Memorial, United States of America (USA). C/U of sign: 'Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun'. Various shots of large scaffolding tower on top of a hill in middle of mountainous landscape. A memorial made from granite is being built in honour of Rogers - American screen star.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:31:00 / 01:22:56:00
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    table tennis
    News in a Nutshell
  • Stills

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