Roundup of the national and international news
HELLINGLY - DRILLING FOR OIL
Pan down oil derrick. Sign "Oil Exploration Well". A man looking down the drill - Lord Apsley (sp?). Several drills are seen laying on ground. Lord Apsley (sp?). Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Defence starts the engine which starts the drilling. There is a hope that oil can be found here. Several shots of drills and machinery at work.
LIVERPOOL FLOOD AT AINTREE
Flooded field. Liverpool Canal burst its banks and flooded Aintree race course. Various shots of the flooded race course. Men working on the flooded racecourse. More shots of the flooded race course.
NEW YORK HYDROPLANE
New York, United States of America (USA).
British made Cavalier hydroplane descending towards water. Plane is flying from Bermuda taking home American holidaymakers. Plane landing - water splashing around. Towards the camera, plane stopping and people are seen coming out he front windows. Close up shot of the plane captain Mr W. N. Cummings (sp?).
ISLE OF MAN CAR RACE
Isle of Man.
Start of the international motor car race at Isle of Man. Various shots of the cars driving through town (or village). Two cars fight for the lead. Car No 5 wins. Man waving checked flag - car No 5 wins the race. It's driver is Mr Principiera (sp?) of Siam. Close up shot of the winner drinking from the bottle - he looks happy.
NEW ZEALAND MAORIS WELCOME GOVERNOR GENERAL
Several shots of the Maoris in boats rowing. They are wearing their traditional clothes. Governor General of New Zealand Viscount Golway (sp?) is in one of the boats. Lots of Maoris are seen on river bank. Governor General is getting off he boat onshore. Governor General and various officials on shore. Various shots of Maori women performing traditional dance. They are smiling, obviously in a good mood.
TOKYO - HIROHITO'S BIRTHDAY
Tzar Hirohito on a horse riding slowly to review his army. Various shots of he Tzar Hirohito reviewing he army. Various shots of the march past - Hirohito is seen form the back, on his horse.
PANGBOURNE - FOUNDER'S DAY CELEBRATION
Famous Nautical College in Pangbourne has a guest at its Founder's Day celebration - Commissioner of London Police Air Marshal Sir Philip Gain (sp?) Sir Philip inspecting rows of cadets. Several shots of the march past. Sir Philip salutes.