Private Bar 1953

Star Item
  • Add to Favourites
  • View as stills
  • Description

    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.

  • Tags

  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:06:00 / 01:36:09:00
    NP 485
    Sort Number:
    NP 485
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour Trade & Industry
  • Stills

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.

All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment

To post a comment, please Register or to add a comment
24 January 2015 marks 50 years since the death of British Prime Minister and international statesman, Sir Winston Churchill. British Pathé’s cameras followed Churchill throughout his career.
If you are a media professional and have seen some footage or stills you wish to include in your production, please contact us.
2014 marks 100 years since the start of World War One. To honour this landmark occasion, British Pathé have launched this definitive collection of WW1 films.

Related Videos

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 369 - Reel 1 Of 1 - Dryden Night, Tottenham Sharpshooters And Pantomime Ponies.

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 369 - Reel 1 Of 1 - Dryden Night, Tottenham Sharpshooters And Pantomime Ponies.

Out takes (Cuts, Rushes) for stories featured in CP 369.

Australian Joins Us Army Neg

Australian Joins Us Army Neg

A little dog becomes the first Australian to join the US army (as their mascot).

New Hotel Cuts Out All Noise

New Hotel Cuts Out All Noise

A new hotel is opened at London Airport - very stylish for 1964.

Private Zoo

Private Zoo

Footage of the animals at a private zoo in Maidstone, Kent.

King George Amongst His People

King George Amongst His People

King George V and Queen Mary inspect the London Hospital Whitechapel, London.

BAOR Soccer Cup Final

BAOR Soccer Cup Final

Queens Royal Lancers v South Staffordshire Regiment, serving in the British Army of the Rhine.

Crossroads  AKA Stay In The Army  Reel 1

Crossroads AKA Stay In The Army Reel 1

Documentary made to persuade people to stay in the forces in the 1950s.

On 14th April 1912, four days into her maiden voyage, RMS Titanic struck an iceberg. These 15 images have been selected from Pathe's Titanic collection.
Verbal warfare at its best. Here are some of history's greatest retorts and snarling insults. These people certainly didn't mince their words!
The Duke of Edinburgh has many talents, but it is his unique way with words that often receives the most attention. 
British Pathe captured many extraordinary events on film over its 80 year history but sometimes the cameras were switched on when tragedy struck.
Franz Reichelt
Are you guilty of perpetuating a story regardless of its truth? Here are some classic urban myths which you may not know are false.
Urban Legends
10 telling images selected from British Pathé's extensive WWI footage. 'The war to end all wars' was a war without parallel: over 70 million military personnel were involved and over 17 million people died.
There are some people who saw their mortality as really rather funny. Here are 12 of the best epitaphs.
The images taken from inside Buchenwald Concentration Camp after its Liberation show us what it was like; it tells us what happened and forces us to remember.
She may never have given a press interview but she is still one of the most famous women in the world. Here are 13 surprising facts you may not know about Queen Elizabeth II.