• Short Summary

    News in brief from around the World.

  • Description

    News in a Nutshell. No opening title.

    Title reads: "Winterthur, Switzerland".

    Big boat in narrow streets. Various shots of 100 foot long boat being transported by truck from Winterthur to Lake Constance.

    Intertitle reads: "Greenwood Lake, New York".

    Postal rocket plane experiment, United States of America (USA). Various shots of inventor and support team filling fuel tank of small glider aeroplane with liquid oxygen. The inventor wears a protective suit as he goes to light the plane's fuse. Flames shoot out of tail of plane. It shoot up its launching ramp and then plunges, nose first into the snow.

    Intertitle reads: "Washington".

    Washington D.C. blizzard, United States of America (USA). Aerial shot of Capitol Hill in the snow. L/S of Congress Building. Various shots of people shovelling drifts and clearing snow from roads.

    Intertitle reads: "Cape Cod Bay".

    Marooned on ice flows. United States of America (USA). Various aerial shots of frozen sea. A small coast guard boat is stranded in ice. A larger boat breaks through ice to rescue the crew. Various C/Us of the crew in hospital beds, their frost bitten hands are bandaged.

    Intertitle reads: "Manchester".

    Manchester University students' rag. Various shots of students having massive play fight involving lots of mud and flour.

    Intertitle reads: "Buckingham Palace".

    First Royal Investiture of the new Reign, Buckingham Palace, London. Various shots of sailors of Royal Crews marching through Palace gates. We also see them marching over Westminster Bridge with Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) in background. They are being honoured by King Edward VIII for carrying his late father, King George V's coffin.

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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:
    01:44:52:00 / 01:46:59:00

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