Chaz Chase 1950

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    The comedian Chaz Chase in London.

    M/S Chaz Chase walking from edge of pavement to bookstall looking at books. C/U looking at book, taking page out and eating. C/U Photo in book, he tears it out and eats it. M/S bookstall, he picks out book and looks at it. C/U book, he tears out page and starts eating. M/S eating, walking along street, passer-by turns round and watches. M/S approaching Post-office, puts halfpennies in machine, takes out stamps looks at them and eats them. C/U putting stamps in mouth.

    M/S walking along street, stops at tobacco kiosk and asks for cigarettes. C/U takes cigarette from packet, puts in mouth light and puffs, then eats it. Repeats procedure. C/U Assistant's reaction. M/S from inside kiosk, he lights another cigarette and eats. C/U packet of tobacco, he takes paper off puts tobacco on counter and eats wrapping. CU Assistant's reaction, puts hand to forehead. L/S walks to flower stalls buys flower and eats it. C/U of reactions from two flower-sellers.

    C/U Sprinkling salt and pepper on flowers, eating starts to take more flowers, seller stops him. L/S seller pushes him away, onlookers laughing. L/S Trafalgar Square, buying pigeon food and holding in hand. L/S holding out both hands, pigeons standing on hand. C/U Pigeons eating food from hand and taking grain from his mouth, he dusts coat and smiles at camera.

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    British Pathé
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    01:43:51:00 / 01:46:31:00
    NP 286
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    NP 286
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