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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    New York, United States of America (USA). American voiceover material.

    Johann Petursson , a very tall man / giant from Iceland, entering shoe shop in New York. He sits down and is served by a salesman. Close up shot of Johann's head. Close up shot of the shoes - size 25. Johan tries the shoe on. Close up shot of the salesman tying shoe laces. Johann standing up. Close up shot of hands shaking - considerable difference in size.

    Possibly connected with 48/36 - MD.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    59671
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1516.42
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:18:00 / 01:47:45:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 024 I
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 024 I
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Tall men
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Johan Paturson" should read Johann Petursson, (several changes needed in text and tags).

    "He sits down and is served by a salesman" - his name is Herbert Adler.

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