• Short Summary

    News in brief from around the World - Beating Margate's Bounds, Mr Campbell Black's Wedding, Head of River Race, General Balbo in Tripoli, Jumping from Seatlle Bridge, Trotting Race in USA.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Beating Margate's new bounds, Kent. Amalgamation of Westgate-on-Sea and Birchington into Margate parish. M/S of crowds watching cord being cut. Mayor of Margate, Alderman Pettman drinking from large trophy cup. The Mayor then leads a procession of choir boys and towns people in beating boundaries of town with canes.

    Mr. Campbell Black's wedding, London. Joint winner of air race to Australia last year, he is seen getting married to Miss Florence Desmond, film and theatre actress. We see happy couple coming out of church, followed by stream of guests.

    Head of river race, River Thames, London. Various shots of rowing eights race. 126 boats take part, course runs from Mortlake to Putney. London Rowing Club wins for 9th year running.

    General Balbo in Tripoli, Libya. Various shots of officers and soldiers of Italian army at commemorative congress on palm tree lined sea front. We see General Marshal Italo Balbo marching down steps and saluting the men. Between trees hangs large banner - "Generale Cantore! Presente!". There is large statue in middle of crowd - Benito Mussolini? Various shots of Berber Libyans playing drums and dancing.

    Jumping from Seattle Bridge, United States of America. Various shots man jumping into river from very high bridge. C/U of diver - he is Ray Woods, America's Champion Bridge Jumper.

    Trotting Race in New York, USA. Various shots of horse and trap trotting race over frozen lake.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:36:00 / 01:46:29:00

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