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  • Description

    Man lives on tea alone, St. Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire.

    M/S Oswald Beard going through doorway into kitchen and standing over tray of teacups. C/U Shelves full of assorted tea. C/U Takes lid off bread bin also full of tea, and takes out spoonful. Puts spoonful of tea into teapot, replaces lid and pours in water from kettle. L/S Puts lid on teapot. M/S Walks into dining room, sits down with tray of tea. C/U Pouring tea. C/U Drinking tea. C/U Table full of cups and saucers, pan up to M/S woman washing up.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34566
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1285.10
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:50:00 / 01:24:46:00
    Canister:
    NP 339
    Sort Number:
    NP 339
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Tea OBSESSION Tea Break
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Oswald Beard's unusual diet seems to have resulted from a stomach wound suffered in WWI.

    He died on 23 February 1955. Attached is a short newspaper article reporting his death....

    http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2194&dat=19550224&id=n3gvAA
    AAIBAJ&sjid=l9wFAAAAIBAJ&pg=42
    15,1866170

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