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    No title. M/S of woman playing the piano. The pages of her sheet music are turned automatically by a machine which is attached. C/U of her legs to show a pad she operates with her knee when she wants the pages turned. She plays and the pages turn.

    "Another novelty - the fender clothes-horse." M/S of woman kneeling in front of a fireplace. She opens a special compartment and pulls out a clothes horse. She puts an item of washing over the wooden bars. Cut to closer shot as she begins to collapse the bars down again.

    "For smokers and writers - the fountain-pen lighter." M/S of woman sitting at a desk writing a letter. She has a cigarette in her mouth. She stops writing, unscrews the lid of her pen and strikes up the lighter (she looks at the camera as she does this.) C/U of her blowing out the flame and smoking. She screws the pen lid back on then carries on writing.

    "And here's a cute idea - the auto-arm stove-help." M/S of woman opening an oven door. As the door opens shelves move outwards. Woman checks on the things she is cooking. She closes the door again and they disappear inside.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 560.

    Two safety prints exist.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:19:00 / 01:21:31:00
    EP 232
    Sort Number:
    EP 232
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    1930s1 old design Independent films - 1930's home Fry - food Modernism \'30s Modernism Electricity Meters
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