• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes German ice hockey team in practise, cattle show at Norwich, and celebration of Haile Selassie's coronation.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    Aldershot, Hampshire. M/S as the 2nd Battalion the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders march down the street. M/S of them at the train station, they get on and say goodbye to their families. M/S as the train pulls away, M/S of troop ship "Neuralia", various shots as they get on the ship which will take them to Palestine, everyone waves as it sails away. Various shots of the ship and people watching it.

    Abyssinia. (Ethiopia). M/S of the statue of Emperor Menelik. M/S of the dome on the top of the church of St. George. M/S of state coach carrying Emperor Haile Selassie and his queen celebrate the anniversary of his coronation. M/S of troops lined up, M/S of his personal bodyguard on ponies as the state coach makes its way towards the church. L/S of cars lined up, various shots as foreign dignitaries gather at the palace.

    Garmisch, Germany. Various shots as the German ice hockey team play at the new stadium. They are practising for the forthcoming Olympic games in Berlin, spectators watch from the sides.

    Norwich, Norfolk. M/S as camera pans across cows and farmers at the cattle show. M/S of two pigs, C/U of one's face. M/S of a cow, M/S of three sheep, C/U profile of one sheep. Various shots of the show, M/S profile of cow, C/U of face.

    Brussels, Belgium. Various shots of an aeroplane which has wings like a bird and relies on man power to make it go. C/U of the pilot, C/U of pedals to control it. M/S as the wings flap. C/U of the nose turned upwards.

    Note: the item 'Duke and Duchess of Gloucester out with the Quorn' is missing from this edition.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:31:00 / 01:17:35:00

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