• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes - Percy Vincent as new Lord Mayor of London, the wreck of the trawler "Skegness" and the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb.

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    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    St. Andrews, Scotland. M/S of new captain of the Royal and Ancient Club at St. Andrews, Mr Norman Boase, on the golf course. He is getting ready to drive himself in, a tradition for new captains. M/S as a man stokes a small cannon. M/S as Boase strikes the ball and the gun is fired at the same time. M/S as he shakes hands with the caddy who brought the ball back. M/S as the caddy holds up the golden sovereign he gets as a reward, and grins.

    M/S of the windjammer "Mozart" sailing up the river Clyde in Scotland towards the breakers yard. Various shots as it sails along, a man climbs a ladder on it. Various shots of the ship with a list.

    L/S of Speeton Cliffs near Bridlington, Humberside. The camera pans down to the wreck of the trawler "Skegness" where 11 lives were lost. Various shots as the sea washes over the trawler. M/S of people stood on the cliffs, some with heads bowed. Various shots of the trawler in rough seas. L/S of it next to the cliff.

    London. M/S of Liverymen walking along carrying posies of fresh flowers to the Guildhall to inaugurate new mayor. M/S of the new mayor Percy Vincent stood with the present mayor Stephen Killik. M/S as Vincent gets in his carriage, M/S as the carriage drives away.

    M/S of people and their racing cars, each set off in turn for the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb. Various shots as they ride around the course. M/S of Mrs K. Petre setting off in her Riley, she goes on to break the women's record. Various shots as they speed around the course while the crowds watch. M/S as Raymond Mays is first past the finish line.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:03:11:00

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