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    A "Camera Interview" with Handers and Millis (?) the well-known eccentric Comedians.

    Introductory intertitle reads: "What with your moustache and my hat - life's nothing but a trial", said Handers - " The two men walk towards each other, take off their hats and wiggle them around a bit. They try and shake hands but miss. Funny business involving the hats and moustache ensues. One of the comics can roll his hat up his back and onto his head - quite impressive. The other spends a lot of time twiddling his moustache and dancing around in a camp manner with his hands in the air. C/U of him twisting his moustache.

    We then see some of their antics in slow motion. By means of optical printing or multiple exposure, the comedians see miniature versions of themselves standing on a table. They laugh at their own routine.

    Was originally an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 332.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1927
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    15038
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    882.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:43:00 / 01:23:00:00
    Canister:
    EP 104
    Sort Number:
    EP 104
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    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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