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    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (70)

    01:05:02 - M/S of Mrs Snelling climbing into her bath chair which has a stiff cardboard sail on the back, C/U of her face. Various shots of the bath chair sailing along the front at Margate, Kent, driven along by the breeze.

    01:05:27 - M/S of a young woman modelling old fashioned nightwear with frills and bloomers. Cut to modern young woman modelling the latest glamorous pyjamas and dressing gown. C/U of patterned close fitting trouser legs on the pyjamas, the model is wearing them with sandals.

    01:05:50 - L/S of a marionette puppet theatre seen through a round screen, the camera goes over the heads of the audience to C/U of one puppet playing the piano. M/S as another one dances. M/S of a dragon and a young couple, M/S as curtains draw back to show the puppeteers moving them. Meanwhile back on stage the dragon blows the young man away. The puppets look really good and the operators are very skilful in bringing them to life.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:58:00 / 01:06:39:00
    PT 305
    Sort Number:
    PT 305
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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