• Short Summary

    News in brief from around the World.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Intertitle reads: "Pegwell Bay".

    Frozen seas at Pegwell Bay, Ramsgate, Kent. Various shots of people walking over snow covered beach and frozen sea. One loopy young man in a swimsuit tries to break the ice with his feet so he can swim!

    Intertitle reads: "Rudyard Lake, Staffs".

    Ten thousand fish for lake in Staffordshire. Various shots of men restocking angling lake with roach, carp and perch. The men break the ice before tipping in baby fish from buckets.

    Intertitle reads: "Selby".

    Skating championships at Selby. Yorkshire Amateur Skating Championships. Various shots of speed skating race on lake between Charles Claris of Leeds and E. Richardson. Various C/Us of the winner - Richardson - being presented with cup.

    Intertitle reads: "Lingay Fen".

    Skating championships at Lingay Fen, Cambridgeshire. Various shots of British Professional Championship speed ice skating race on frozen lake. A policemen on skates clears spectators out of the way. C/U of Randolph Churchill watching race. Donald Pearson wins the race for third time.

    Intertitle reads: "Massawa".

    On the Eritrean Front, scenes at Massawa, Abyssinia (Ethiopia). Various shots of railway tracks and streamlined steam engines with carriages being unloaded at docks. Mussolini intends to build railways through country recently conquered by Italian Army.

    Intertitle reads: "London Zoo".

    Boo-boo's birthday party, Regent's Park. Children have tea party to celebrate Jubilee the chimpanzee's first birthday. Jacko the chimp entertains the children. Meanwhile back inside the monkey cage, Jubilee and her mother Boo-Boo are given cake by the zookeeper.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:10:00 / 01:40:43:00

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