Cinetopicalities In Brief No. 145 1941

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    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    Several shots of a safe being tested for fire resistance and being dropped from a great height - it passes! After it has crashed to earth, a man opens the door of the safe and takes out a book. Location of events unknown, but is probably United States of America.

    In Oregon, United States of America, we see various shots of a powerful new snowplough being tried out on a mountainside.

    M/S of lifesavers on a beach, posing with their new kind of surfboards. M/S of the men trying out their boards on the sea, lying on the board and paddling along. One lifeguard is sitting on his board on the beach when he is alerted to an emergency. He paddles out to a person in difficulties in the sea, beating a man in a rowing boat to the scene. (Location of events unknown.)

    We then see various shots of the latest fashions in hats - "yes, even in wartime there are new hat fashions," says commentator. A crocheted concoction covered in flowers, a hat that can be worn right side up or upside down. Lots of net and loud, striped "lampshade lids", as commentator calls them. The later are modelled with matching waistcoats. A woman takes some roses off the front of her lampshade lid and pins them to her waistcoat as a corsage.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    15813
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1212.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:24:00 / 01:20:42:00
    Canister:
    PT 563
    Sort Number:
    PT 563
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