• Short Summary

    News in brief from around the World.

  • Description

    News in a Nutshell. No opening titles.

    Title reads: "Westminster".

    Pretty wedding at St. Margaret's Westminster, London. Susan Henderson (daughter of Lady Wilson) marries Mark Pilkington. M/S of Susan getting out of car and entering church. M/S of newly weds and ten bridesmaids coming out of church.

    Intertitle reads: "Cape Town".

    Tommy Rose in Cape Town, South Africa. Rose has flown from London to Cape in 3 days. Various shots aeroplane landing at Cape Town Airport. Various shots of aviator Rose entering airport building, crowds surround him, more look through window. We see him use a telephone to call his wife.

    Intertitle reads: "New Hampshire, U.S."

    Sledge dog race at New Hampshire, New England, United States of America (USA). Various shots of Laconia dog sleigh race in snow blizzard. The winner is Carrier of Quebec.

    Intertitle reads: "Highgate".

    Tossing the Pancake at Highgate, London. M/S of chef throwing a pancake into crowd of boys from the St. Mary of the Angels Choir School. The boys scramble to get a piece of the cake. It is a Shrovetide tradition that the boy with the biggest piece gets 1 shilling.

    Intertitle reads: "Abyssinia".

    Italian troops advance into Abyssinia (Ethiopia). Various shots of soldiers erecting telephone wires. Various shots showing other forms of communication used by Italian army; aeroplane drops, motorcycle dispatch riders, radio operators. Includes shots of one radio which appears to be powered by exercise bicycle.

    Intertitle reads: "Chatham".

    New submarine launched at Chatham, Kent. Various shots of new Royal Navy submarine, HMS Grampus, being launched by Lady Evans.

    Intertitle reads: "Manchester".

    Manchester students impersonations. Various shots of Manchester University rag parade. Large crowds watch. Various C/Us of students dressed as famous political personalities; Haile Selassie, Adolf Hitler and members of Klu Klux Klan.

    Intertitle reads: "Guidonia, Italy".

    Mussolini inspects new bombers. Various shots of Il Duce, Benito Mussolini, inspecting squadron of new fighter, bomber and troop carrier aeroplanes for service in Abyssinia.

    Intertitle reads: "Paris".

    Mlle. Lenglen teaches tennis in Paris, France. Tennis player, Suzanne Lenglen, teaches young children with tennis star potential how to improve their game. Lenglen has opened her own Lawn Tennis School.

    Note: section about the floods in Alabama is missing.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:47:00 / 02:03:26:00

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