News in a Nutshell includes National Horse Show in New York, Norwegian cargo boat stuck at Gravesend, and chorus girls dressed as police women in Pennsylvania.
Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.
Intertitle - 'Gravesend' (Kent) - Various shots of Norwegian cargo boat 'Belpareil' stuck in the mud, it has nearly keeled over. Various shots of tugs dashing to the rescue.
Intertitle - 'National horse show in New York (America, USA) - Aerial L/S of parade of horses around the edge of the arena with the band in the middle. Various shots of show jumping competition. Various shots as they take the jumps in pairs. M/S of Royal Canadian Mounted Police riding. Aerial views as they ride from each side and cross each other in the middle. M/S as they run around in formation.
Intertitle - 'Aberdeen' (Scotland) - Various shots of students at Aberdeen university marching along under different banners ready for the Rectorial elections. Various shots as they throw flour bombs and start fighting. M/S as they pull one Standard down and destroy it. M/S of a boy whose sleeve has been torn off.
Intertitle - 'Czechoslovakia' - L/S of a house covered with snow. M/S of military engineers walking uphill on skis. Various shots as they work to repair the telephone lines then test them. They ski away afterwards.
Intertitle - 'Upper Darby, Pennsylvania' (America, USA) - M/S of chorus girls dressed as American police women. They wear short jackets only, no skirts and march down the steps of the police station. M/S as one directs traffic and causes havoc. She writes details down as two men argue. All the girls get in a police car. M/S as a man is marched up to the police desk by two women. M/S as he sits in a chair and the girls all start hitting him. Various shots of the girls outside causing chaos and traffic jams.
Note: The items 'Boat Drill Aboard the German Liner Scharnhorst' and 'Shipping Strike in U.S.' are missing from this edition.