Queer Eats 1931

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    No title. C/U of man biting off chunks of a drinking glass and eating them. Onlookers express disgust and disbelief in their faces. He spits some bits out. C/U of group of children watching - good faces. One eats a toffee apple. We then see him eat what looks like a brick. Grubby faced children watch.

    He then eats a clay pipe. A girl in a beret watches him intently. He eats something else - not clear what. He drinks a glass of water, opens his mouth and waggles his tongue to show nothing left in his mouth.

    Note: flash frame intertitles.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 699.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    16926
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    954.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:52:00 / 01:52:08:00
    Canister:
    EP 179
    Sort Number:
    EP 179
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