• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell - National Women's Cross Country Championship at Ilford, new telephone link between London and Kenya, and new cinema car service on LNER railways.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    Intertitle - 'Ilford' (Essex) - M/S of the mayor starting off the National Women's Cross Country Championship. The ladies begin to run, various shots as they make their way around the course through fields and muddy paths. M/S as Miss N. Halstead, the title holder, crosses the line first. Miss L. D. Styles runs up to congratulate her. M/S as Miss Halstead shakes hands with the mayor and smiles.

    Intertitle - 'London - Kenya' - M/S of the Post Master General sat in front of microphone, other men sit by him at a table. He makes a speech inaugurating the new London to Kenya telephone link, and talks to his counterpart in Kenya, Mr Fitzgerald. He replies welcoming the new service. The camera pans across the men sat at the table listening through their earphones.

    Intertitle - 'Lord Mayor of Leeds inaugurates extension of LNER cinema car service.' (Yorshire) - L/S as the mayor steps off the new cinema car with other officials. M/S as they stand around and he makes a speech about the mobile cinema. M/S of people onboard. M/S of the group standing by it.

    Note: the item 'Fire at Commercial Docks' is missing from this edition.'

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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:
    01:29:30:00 / 01:31:53:00

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