• Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Intertitle reads: "Seaton Delaval".

    Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, receives visit from Santa Claus. Father Christmas arrives by aeroplane to distribute gifts of oranges and apples to 7000 children.

    Intertitle reads: "New York City".

    Skating and skiing in New York, United States of America (USA). Various shots skiers doing ski jumps on indoor slope. Various shots of ice skater, Douglas Duffy, skating around rink with giant doll as partner - comical.

    Intertitle reads: "Prague".

    Storing ice for the Summer, Czechoslovakia. Various shots of men breaking ice on frozen River Vltava (aka River Moldau). The ice is sent down to under ground vaults by conveyor belts.

    Intertitle reads: "Munich".

    Figure Skating in Munich, Germany. Various shots of ice skater in training - German champion Karl Schafer and British skater - Megan Taylor.

    Intertitle reads: "Northfield, Vermont, U.S."

    Cadet manoeuvres in the snow at Vermont, United States of America (USA). Various shots of cavalry cadets from Norwich University riding on horseback through snow covered wilderness.

    Note: see separate record for section about carp for Christmas dinner in Czechoslovakia. Section about parachuting fun in Warsaw is missing.

    Note: for longer version of section about cadets in Vermont see separate record titled - RIDING IN THE SNOW (NORIWCH UNIVERSITY) - also in 36/103.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:16:00 / 01:44:50:00
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    Seaton Delaval Frozen Rivers Ice Skating Christmas Weather Christmas in America
    News in a Nutshell
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