News in brief from around the World.
Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".
Intertitle reads: "Southport".
Merseyside / Lancashire. M/S of comedian, George Formby, waving flags to start 100 mile race at Southport beach. Various shots of motor cars racing across wide, sandy beach. Crowds watch. Race won by driver, R. D. Tong. We see him sitting in his car with his wife.
Intertitle reads: "Livorno".
Italy. Italian car race for Ciano Cup. Various shots of cars racing around track watched by glamorous crowd. Mr. Nuvolari wins cup - good C/U of driver at end of race.
Intertitle reads: "Croydon".
Croydon Aeroplane Crash, Greater London. Various shots of wreckage of Imperial Airways freight liner killing all 4 crew members. The plane crashes in suburbs - 2 houses burn, the fences of several more burn.
Intertitle reads: "United States".
Hurricane in U.S. (America, USA). Extreme weather conditions. Various shots of tropical hurricane lashing coastal town on gulf of Mexico.
Intertitle reads: "Chelsea".
London. Somerset Light Infantry regiment rehearse drill for their Royal Palace Guard Duty on the parade ground of their temporary Chelsea Barracks.
Intertitle reads: "Mitcham".
Surrey. Mitcham Fair opened by mayor. He gives a speech from a platform, holding a large key. He jokes that it would be hard to sneak in late at night with a key this size! Various shots of fairground rides. We see the mayor riding on a carousel (still wearing his mayoral robes!).
Note: section about Olympic Games in Berlin is missing - probably in Olympic Reels. AH 2001.