• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes - Airman Charles Kingsford-Smith returning home to Australia, the liner "Olympic" going to breakers yard, and Duke of Gloucester inspecting his regiment.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    Newmarket, Suffolk. L/S of the crowds walking along at the Town Plate horse race where female jockeys outnumber the men. M/S of bookmakers. M/S of an attractive young woman jockey carrying her saddle past the camera. M/S of Audrey Bell on 'Lady Gold'. Various shots of the race, the five women take the first five places. M/S of Audrey Bell who is the winner. M/S's of her talking to a man and standing by her horse. C/U of her holding the Cup and shaking hands with another lady.

    Colorado, America (USA). Various shots of snow covered trees and countryside, various shots as sheep are driven down the roads to warmer climes.

    Brighton, East Sussex. Various shots as people dressed as Francis Drake and his contemporaries bowl on Preston Park Green at Brighton. Various shots as people watch. A lady dressed as Mary Queen of Scots umpires, and another as Queen Elizabeth I presents prizes, the men bow.

    London. M/S as the aeroplane "Lady Southern Cross" is wheeled out of the hangar, it belongs to Australian airman Charles Kingsford-Smith who is getting ready to fly home. C/U of him, he says goodbye and thank you for everyone's good wishes. He wants to get home to his family.

    Hackney, London. L/S of Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, inspecting the 10th London Regiment as he opens their new Hackney headquarters. M/S of people waving. M/S as he walks along. M/S of children watching. M/S of the Duke at Catterick in Yorkshire. He inspects the 2nd Battalion of the Gloucestershire's of which he is Colonel in Chief. M/S as it pans across him to the men. M/S as he walks over to watch them practise, M/S of the Duke and officer. L/S as he takes salute at the march past.

    Southampton, Hampshire. Good L/S of the liner "Olympic", M/S of funnels and various shots of the decks. M/S of Captain Vaughan on the Bridge. Various shots as the camera pans across the ship which is going to be broken up, M/S as it sails away.

    Note: the item 'Lambing in Buckingham' is missing from this item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:25:00 / 01:33:00:00

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