• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes youth march in Rome, Adolf Hitler's birthday in Berlin, and Hocktide in Hungerford.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    Intertitle - 'Tor Di Quinto' (Rome, Italy) - Various shots as cavalrymen ride their horses over a rough course with steep banks and hills whilst people watch. Various shots as tanks also tackle the rough terrain.

    Intertitle - 'Berlin' (Germany) - L/S of crowds of people waiting to celebrate Adolf Hitler's 47th birthday. L/S as Hitler comes out onto balcony of Chancellery and salutes. M/S profile of him saluting. Various shots of children saluting and smiling in the crowds. Various shots of a military parade. Various shots as Hitler salutes as they pass. Various shots of the parade showing tanks and armoured cars as well as man power.

    Intertitle - 'Hungerford' (Berkshire) - M/S of several men with flowers on poles. The occasion is Hocktide where they can claim a kiss from all the girls of the town. Various shots as the men kiss the girls, some climbing ladders to do so. Children watch with fascination.

    Intertitle - 'Rome' (Italy) - L/S of crowds watching youth organisations march. Various shots as the boys and girls march along. Aerial L/S of impressive parade. L/S as they gather to hear Benito Mussolini. M/S as Mussolini (Il Duce) appears on the balcony, everyone waves. He watches them with a satisfied smile. L/S as the children surge forward.

    Intertitle - 'Dover' (Kent) - M/S as cross channel steamer pulls into dock, it is bringing a party of schoolboys back from a holiday in the Black Forest where five of their number died in a blizzard. Various shots of the children as they disembark. M/S as they stand on the quay. M/S as they walk along looking sombre.

    Intertitle - 'Paris' (France) - M/S of Jean Dupuy in his hydroplane. Various shots as he races along the Seine in attempt to establish world speed record. Various shots as he comes in having broken the record. C/U of him talking.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:20:00 / 01:05:11:00

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