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  • Description

    Introductory intertitle reads: "It takes all sorts of folk to make up this queer world of ours - even these African contrasts."

    M/S of a very tall man (giant) and a very small man (dwarf or midget). They are both black men. The taller man wears some sort of military uniform, the dwarf holds a walking stick. They talk to each other. C/U of the small man - he wears a large earring. Shot of the tall man from the dwarf's point of view.

    "One is 2'7" - and the other 7'2". The giant stands with his legs wide apart and the dwarf walks between them. "Who said Darwin was right?" C/U of the dwarf walking past the camera. C/U of the dwarf sitting on a miniature bicycle.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 619.

    Two safety prints exist - no nitrate - decomposed.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    15221
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    896.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:30:00 / 01:31:53:00
    Canister:
    EP 144
    Sort Number:
    EP 144
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  • Stills

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

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