• Short Summary

    News in brief from around the World.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "News in a Nutshell".

    Intertitle reads: "Winchester".

    Various shots of inspection of St. John's Ambulance Brigade, Hampshire Division, by Chief Commissioner. Various shots of Winchester cathedral. Various shots of members of the brigade marching into cathedral behind the St. John's flag. The new 'colours' are to be consecrated by Bishop of Winchester.

    Intertitle reads: "Blyth".

    The Abraham Rydeberg in dry dock in Northumberland. Various shots of windjammer (tall ship) being refitted and repainted for next voyage. Nice C/U of figurehead on prow.

    Intertitle reads: "Germany".

    Nuremberg motor race. Various shots of cars (Alfa Romeos, German Autounions) racing on track. Large crowds watch, they have to shelter from heavy rain. Race won by Rosemyer (sp.) in Autounion (Auto Union).

    Intertitle reads: "Paddington".

    Various shots of men cleaning glass panelled roof of Paddington Railway Station, London. M/S of steam train by platform.

    Intertitle reads: "Austria".

    Fire Fighters old and new in Vienna. Various shots of firefighting display watched by large crowd. People in period costume pass buckets of water along human chain to put out fire in house. A horse drawn fire wagon and old fashioned fire men arrive and join in fighting the fire. Then several modern fire engines arrive and speedily extinguish the fire.

    No intertitle. Kansas, United States of America (USA).

    C/U of Republican presidential candidate, Governor Alfred Landon of Kansas. M/S of Landon's mansion. Dissolve to L/S of White House in Washington D.C. C/U of Landon. Narrator comments that with Franklin Roosevelt's current popularity, Landon will have a tough job.

    Note: picture is wobbly some of Paddington train station section. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:02:00 / 01:56:03:00

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