Miss Grassona - Winner Of The Fattest Woman… 1950-1959

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    Unissued / unused material.

    "Miss Grassona" - winner of the fattest woman competition, Italy.

    Low angle shot of classic statue, pan to very obese woman. LS of large lady walking towards scales. CU of scales, reading 213 kilos. Various shots fat woman trying to get into Fiat 500 car. Various shots of the woman trying to board tram. Boy playing with hula-hoop, fat woman enters picture. Boy hands hoop to her, she tries to get it over her, but it only just goes over her shoulders. Various shots fat woman swinging hoop on her arm. CU fat woman preparing to break loaf of bread in half, but changes her mind and eats a breadstick instead.

    Cataloguers' note: item seems very cruel by today's standards - certainly not politically correct!

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:02:00 / 01:32:44:00
    UN 3240 B
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    UN 3240 B
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
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