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    Ice to prevent guardsmen fainting, Welling, Kent.

    M/S man taking seat next to second man on park bench. First man looks very hot and tired: he wipes his brow, his tie is undone and he carries his hat. The second man looks very cool. C/U of small thermometer on second man's hat. The second man takes off his hat and shows the first man a contraption inside the hat: a small container full of dry ice that keeps the wearer cool. The device was invented for use by Guardsmen parading on hot days.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    44976
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1373.11
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:09:00 / 01:19:02:00
    Canister:
    NP 309
    Sort Number:
    NP 309
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    Categories
    Fashion & Music Science & Technology Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

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

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