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  • Description

    Note: Probably filmed in the Pathe studio.

    Item about the history of puzzles, from crossword to locks.

    M/S of a simple wire puzzle. L/s of someone doing a jigsaw puzzle. The commentator explains that puzzles are good because "They Make You Think". M/S of an old Egyptian wooden lock and old metal locks. C/U's of several newspaper crossword puzzles. Diagrammatic shots of the crossword predecessor the crossword square.

    Still photograph of people in a country park. The commentator asks if you can spot the hidden face. The photo flips around 180 degrees to reveal a face in the trees. Various shots of how to complete a permutation puzzle including the mathematical equation to show how it is achieved. The commentator says ".. and talking of puzzles.." M/S of an income tax form !

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43069
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1298.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:50:00 / 01:38:58:00
    Canister:
    NSP 248
    Sort Number:
    NSP 248
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
    WorkSpaces
    WW2 entertainment
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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