C-V News were reel serials shown in movie theaters before the main feature. The were produced in Southern California in the early-1920s. It was a short lived newsreel and was an offshoot of the Vanderbilt tabloid newspaper chain (Vanderbilt Newspapers Inc.). "C-V" stands for Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. - the producer of the series.
One of the 50 films in the 3-disk boxed DVD set called "More Treasures from American Film Archives, 1894-1931" (2004), compiled by the National Film Preservation Foundation from 5 American film archives. This film is preserved by the UCLA Film and Television Archive, has a running time of 4 minutes and an added piano music score.