Picture Curiosities 1920-1929

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Various stories tinted various colours.

Green tint. Title: "Pathe Review presents THRILLS - a potpourri of speed and desperate moments from real life". Shot from a camera which is attached to the sail of a windmill. We see views of the landscape as the sails rotate. Men (or women - hard to...

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Cataloguer:
Jenny
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
93471
Sort Number:
DOCS
Time in/Out:
01:49:33:00 / 02:02:29:00
Canister:
DOCS
Film ID:
3471.15
Issue Date:
1920 - 1929

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  • "A man is suspended beneath a biplane" - the man is daredevil Spike Hardy. This footage is likely to have come from clip 720.07.

    "a small person (dwarf) is revealed" - this is actor Angelo Rossitto, who became one of Hollywood's most successful dwarf actors. Amongst his credits are Tod Browning's "Freaks" and, in 1985, "Mad Max 3", with Mel Gibson. (This footage comes from clip 970.08).

    jamied 2nd Jan 2013

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