The Long And The Short Of It 1929

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    A very tall man - over 8ft tall is seen coming out of some revolving doors with a much shorter woman - possibly a dwarf or midget.

    The girl gets into a car and the giant squeezes himself in next to her. They wave out of the window (there seems to be someone else driving at this stage) to show the difference in the size of their hands.

    Some shots missing.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 570.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    15157
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    890.26
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:54:00 / 01:55:57:00
    Canister:
    EP 136
    Sort Number:
    EP 136
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  • The tall man in this clip is Jack Earle.

    More information on Jack here....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Earle

    jamied 10th Jul 2012

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