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  • Description

    Titles read: 'THAT RAZOR BLADE PROBLEM! Solved by ARTHUR HAYLOCK'.

    Pathe Studio, London.

    A man is seen sitting down at a breakfast table, reading a newspaper. A young man in a leather jacket, 24-year-old Arthur Haylock, sits down opposite him. C/U of a newspaper article about Arthur with a headline that reads "Old Razor Blades? He Just Eats Them".

    We then see some gruesome footage of Arthur eating razor blades, crunching them up in his mouth after a liberal sprinkling of salt! Then he eats the flowers that are sitting in a vase on the table. The other man gives Arthur some funny looks - he is eating toast. Next, Arthur takes the light bulb out of the lamp above the table, breaks it and eats some of the glass near the bottom - yeuch! He washes it down with some water.

    Lastly, he gets up, takes a bowler hat off a peg behind the newspaper man and bites into it. The other man springs up, saying "Blimey, that's my hat!" and takes a bite of it himself!

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    21707
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1658.35
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:49:00 / 01:46:11:00
    Canister:
    PSP 933
    Sort Number:
    PSP 933
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Turns 1936 Early 30s Variety Turns Food
  • Stills

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

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