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  • Description

    "This is a new one on us - from Texas. They sidle into the desert and collect the biggest Cacti visible" M/S of two men standing in the desert amongst some cacti. They use spades to unearth a large cactus. M/S of man rolling a large cactus along the ground.

    "Then they slice them up for chocolate centres" M/S of man slicing down sides of cactus. C/U of two men beside the cactus as it is sliced in half with the help of a large saw. Chunks are cut off the cactus then a hand propelled slicing machine is used to cut the cactus into slices. C/U of man opening up a small box of sweets. "Out of the strong - and spiky - come forth..." C/U of a square of the cactus plant alongside a chocolate covered version. M/S of a display of various chocolate covered cactus sweeties!

    Bizarre.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 642.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/09/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    17683
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    982.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:31:00 / 01:12:07:00
    Canister:
    EP 269
    Sort Number:
    EP 269
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    WorkSpaces
    Great British Bake Off Sweets Chocolate
  • Stills

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

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