• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell - Duke and Duchess of Kent on holiday in Paris, 20,000 athletes in Switzerland, soap box derby and hand car race both in America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    Intertitle - 'Paris' (France) - M/S of Prince George, Duke of Kent, chatting with some friends in Paris during their holiday, the camera pans across to Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, also talking. M/S as they shake hands with their friends and get into a car.

    Intertitle - 'Switzerland' - L/S pan across some of the 20,000 assembled athletes exercising. M/S of man doing routine on bars, and another on the rings. Various shots as a group of them do formation routines on the rings, parallel bars and vaulting horses. L/S of hundreds of athletes on the ground doing exercises which make them look like a waving field of wheat.

    Intertitle - 'Irvington' (America, USA) - M/S as three competitors set off down the street in their little cars during the soap box derby. Various shots as they ride and one veers off to the side. M/S as the winner comes in.

    Intertitle - 'Chicago' (America, USA) - M/S of the hand car derby, they set off down the tracks, four to a car, and pump the levers to make them go. M/S as one veers off the track, M/S as another carries on down the rails.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:51:00 / 01:52:04:00

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