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  • Description

    Self portrait photo booths in London.

    M/S Receptionist checking in customer. M/S Receptionist taking customer into booth. C/U Doors shutting on customer. M/S of cabaret star Helen Cordett walking into booth attendant shuts doors. C/U Man inside booth straightens tie combs hair and picks up switch before photographing. M/S Man moves camera round. M/S Another angle above man presses switch. C/U Shutter mechanism working. C/U Film automatically winding on M/S Man in booth takes out pipe and poses.

    M/S of Miss Cordett trying various poses in front of camera. M/S Man cups chin in and poses. C/U Girl looking into camera. C/U Camera. C/U Girl smiling in front of camera. C/U Man strikes pose with cigar taken from pocket. C/U Camera mechanism working. C/U Man's face through camera. C/U Man removes ties and replaces it with painted one. M/S Man completes change, and strikes pose. C/U Man pan down to ties as he exposes film. C/U girl posing pokes out tongue.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:06:00 / 01:57:30:00
    NP 387
    Sort Number:
    NP 387
  • Appears in...

    Trade & Industry
    Ballantine's Selfie Selfies Photography Lessons
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Helen Cordett" in text and tags should read Helene Cordet.

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