A Weighty Problem 1933

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    "Eve's weightiest problem today is how to get rid of it." M/S of a large woman standing on some scales in the open air. A group of men and another woman crowd around. C/U of the scales - woman's face is seen behind the scales - she smiles.

    "Nothing to gain - about a cwt. to lose." A tape measure is used to measure the woman's neck. "Mind you, Adam's just as bad." M/S of a group of overweight men doing exercises in the open air. They lean from side to side touching their toes.

    C/U of a large man wiping his brow after the exercises. "But when they started running you could feel the earth quiver for miles and miles and miles." L/S of group of large men and women running towards the camera. Funny shot of them rolling down a hill on their sides.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 645.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    17706
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    984.02
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:30:00 / 01:04:46:00
    Canister:
    EP 271
    Sort Number:
    EP 271
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