Private Bar 1953

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    Private bar.

    Streatham, London.

    C/U model of a black boy moving his head from side to side. M/S model lamppost with old man leaning against it, moving his head. M/S of businessman / actor Jack Brafman behind bar pouring a drink in foreground, man and woman are seated at the bar. M/S woman taking drink and sipping it. M/S two women sitting down talking, one picks up rather unusual cigarette container. M/S cigarette container in the shape of an umbrella, woman hands it to another woman who takes cigarette from it. M/S of the bar. Jack hands tray of drinks to another man. M/S as drinks are handed around. C/U large apron on wall which has various pockets on it with comic inscriptions like 'hangover cure'. C/U bottlenecks, on cork holders are different caricatures. C/U wine bottles made into lampshades. C/U cigarette box in the shape of a lantern, a button is pressed and lantern revolves and opens, the cigarettes come out. C/U painting which is a caricature of Henry VIII. The painting is turned around the other way showing a double image of Henry.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:06:00 / 01:36:09:00
    NP 485
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    NP 485
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