Star Item
This video has no sound
  • Description

    Soundtrack is currently missing for this item.

    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    In New York, United States of America, we see several shots of a troupe of midgets boarding an ocean liner and sitting about on deck. They are returning to Europe after a tour of America The lady midgets pose for the male midgets (wearing 'Press' tickets in their hats) who take photographs and cine-film of them. One male midget has a huge cigar in his mouth being lit by a lady. A full-sized man seems to be counting the midgets and is missing two; they appear from under his coat.

    In Rome, Italy, we see several shots of a puppet / marionette show, watched by children. Good shots of the children in the audience as they watch and laugh at the two dancing puppets.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    41431
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1198.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:34:00 / 01:10:00:00
    Canister:
    PT 512
    Sort Number:
    PT 512
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Midgets
  • Stills

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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment