• Short Summary

    International news stories in brief - Costers' Harvest Festival, Crusaders at Southwark Cathedral, Wedding of Ex-King Alfonso's Son, Motor Car Thrilling Feats.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    International news stories in brief.

    Costers' Harvest Festival at St. Mary Magdalen's Church, Old Kent Road, East End London. Various shots of Pearly Kings and Queens arriving at church bringing baskets of food for festival. Some arrive on donkey drawn carts. One Pearly King is in a wheelchair.

    Crusaders at Southwark Cathedral, London. Various shots of members of Order of Crusaders arriving for annual service. Members are all veterans of World War One. They wear tabards with crucifix on and carry spears - like original medieval crusaders. It is a charitable organisation, the members do voluntary work.

    Motor cars thrilling feats, London. Various shots of cars doing stunts around open air arena. Cars jump over horse fences, one car drives through a burning wall. C/U of stunt driver.

    Wedding of ex-King Alfonso's son, Rome, Italy. Various shots of Prince of Asturias and his new wife, Princess Marie Mercedes of Bourbon at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels. Various shots of notable Spanish Royalists at wedding. Good C/Us of exiled former King of Spain, King Alfonso. Cheering crowds wave as happy couple drive off in car.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:24:00 / 01:49:14:00

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