• Short Summary

    Funeral of Princess Victoria, Exhibition of toys in London and America, Curling in Scotland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell". International news stories in brief.

    Funeral of Princess Victoria (sister of King George V) at Windsor Castle, Berkshire. Various shots of horseguards and Coldstream guards marching into castle. Various shots of royal cars entering castle. As well as British Royalty, Kings and Queens of Norway and Denmark attend. Various shots of memorial service in village church at Iver, Buckinghamshire taken by Bishop of Buckingham. Princess spent last years of life at Iver, villagers and servants pay last respects.

    Exhibition of toys in London and America. Various shots of street hawkers selling toys in busy London street (Oxford Street?). Crowds look at novelty shaped balloons and see clockwork toys being demonstrated. Various shots of expensive looking toys from United States of America (USA): tanks that fires sparks, clockwork crocodile, bubble blowing bear, model train sets, dolls' house and models of Dionne quintuplets. C/U of real Dionne quintuplets.

    Curling in Scotland. Various shots of men curling (like bowls but on ice) at nr Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. Men are from Royal Caledonian Curling Club.

    Note: see separate record for RUBBER NECKS ON BROADWAY.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:43:00 / 01:06:21:00

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