• Short Summary

    News in a Nutshell includes - Amelia Earhart's return to California, aeroplane crash in Newark, ladies driving in the Monte Carlo Rally and cat show at Paddington.

  • Description

    Item title reads - News in a Nutshell.

    Paddington Baths, London. L/S of people walking along rows of cats in cages at the Southern Counties Cat Club Show. C/U of one long haired cat being combed, C/U of it looking very fluffy after it has been groomed. M/S of a long haired tabby, M/S of short haired cat in cage, it rolls over. M/S of a cage full of Siamese kittens.

    California, America (USA). M/S of Amelia Earhart coming into land at California, people run forward to greet her. M/S as she holds some flowers and looks out of the aeroplane. C/U of her in front of her aeroplane, she talks about her flight from Honolulu and says it was interesting to fly in southern climates because the weather was better, but she is always glad to see land.

    Newark, New Jersey, America (USA). Various shots of a passenger aeroplane on the ground. M/S as it taxis and takes off. M/S as it flies over main road, turns and crashes on its side then wheels over. M/S of the twisted wreckage, amazingly the pilot escaped injury.

    Glasgow, Scotland. Various shots of university students wearing fancy dress and sitting on floats as they pass through the streets raising money for hospitals.

    Monte Carlo, Monaco. Various shots of ladies in racing cars. The girls check in for the rally. M/S as one speeds past the camera.

    Melbourne, Australia. M/S of crowds at the golf course for the Australian Open. M/S as one player takes his shot. M/S of Jimmy Thompson hitting the ball out of a bunker. Gene Saracen just misses his putt. M/S as Jimmy Thompson putts the ball, people crowd around to congratulate him.

    France. M/S as people take part in annual cross country event near Paris. Various shots of veterans' race in progress, people cheer them on, M/S of 72 year old M. Olsewki from Poland running through mud. M/S of winner surrounded by people. M/S's of the young people's race over the same course. M/S as Maillard comes in to win. C/U of him.

    Vienna, Austria. M/S of a family sat on a tram, they are carrying their skis. Various shots as a large number of people get off the tram and mill about with their skiing equipment. M/S as they walk about on the slopes, a young boy gets tangled up in his skis. Various shots as they ski down the slopes. One lady falls over and gets covered in snow.

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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:
    01:25:18:00 / 01:29:35:00

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