• Short Summary

    News in brief from around the World.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Intertitle reads: "London - Rochester".

    Horse and carriage carrying men in period costume recreate scene where Mr. Pickwick rides to Rochester (Kent) from Charles Dickens novel, 'Pickwick Papers'.

    Intertitle reads: "London".

    Sculptor's day at Royal Academy. Various shots of delivery men carrying sculptures being in to art college. Including work by Harold Youngman, Gilbert Bayes and bust of late King George V by John Dondney.

    Intertitle reads: "Bermondsey".

    Big warehouse fire in Docklands. Various shots of firemen tackling what looks like uncontrollable blaze.

    Intertitle reads: "Paris".

    M. Flandin speaks to Pathe on the present situation. French Foreign Minister - M. Pierre Flandin - gives speech about achieving lasting peace in Europe by disarmament and sticking to treaties.

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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:
    01:52:24:00 / 01:55:10:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "men in period costume" - they're members of the Dickens Fellowship, (still going strong in 2012).

    At 00:28 the group stop outside The Bull Hotel on Rochester High Street, which features in The Pickwick Papers.

    "work by Harold Youngman" - the piece is called "Artemis".

    "Gilbert Bayes" - his piece is called "Fire Engine".

    "Big warehouse fire in Docklands" - the fire is at St George's Wharf.

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