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  • Description

    No title - playing cards.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studio, London.

    M/S of trick photography showing a pack of playing cards making themselves into the word 'cards.' M/S as a soldier plays a game. Various shots as cards are shuffled backwards and forwards. M/S as someone counts too many aces in the pack, pulls out a gun and shoots his opponent. Various shots of a diagram showing playing cards being compared with a calendar, eg. there are four aces and four seasons.

    Various shots of a fortune teller with her cards. Various shots demonstrating what will happen if certain cards come up indicating romance, arguments and riches. Various shots showing what each picture card means, and what happens if you get all the same number, eg. all fives mean strife.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43196
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1302.19
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:01:00 / 01:40:04:00
    Canister:
    NSP 261
    Sort Number:
    NSP 261
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    Sport & Leisure
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    Magicians of the past WW2 entertainment (Ep.1) Fortune Telling
  • Stills

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

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