News in flashes - Chelsea Arts Ball, testing for atomic energy, Nobel prize ceremony.
Item title reads - News in flashes.
Artists prepare for Chelsea Arts Ball. M/S of artists painting backcloth. C/U figure on backcloth. C/U artist Bilibin. C/U artist painting backcloth. M/S man looking at model of cane figure, pan up to girl working on its head. Various shots of girls standing on a float. Various shots of girls in a variety of costumes.
Intertitle - 'Whitehaven' (Cumbria). M/S of boat "Mary Munro", C/U of its skipper Alec Millen. M/S of equipment on deck which is used for picking up traces of atomic energy from nearby Windscale Atomic Power Plant. M/S as man uses a large vacuum like device to suck the energy out of the air. Various shots as they take samples of seawater and mud to see if it is affected. M/S of fish which they will also test.
Stockholm, Sweden. L/S of Nobel Prize winners gathering in the Concert Hall for the presentation ceremony. M/S as winners walk to the front of the stage and bow to King Gustav of Sweden. M/S of the winners sat together. M/S as Professor Walter announces two British winners John Cockcroft and Professor Walton. Various shots as they go up to receive their prizes. Various shots as they talk to the King and shake hands.