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    "Ever realised what a lot can be seen in 120 seconds? For instance, here's a "movie" glimpse of "Nora from the Nile" - moving a 2lb loaf." High angle shot of a hippopotamus in a circus ring. A man comes in and puts a loaf of bread in its mouth. The hippo chews up the bread.

    "And the Russian Ballet of M. Wolkowsky in excerpts from their dances..." L/S high angle of the dance troupe doing their routine. There is some Russian Cossack style dancing. "...while Funny Frisk and his horse "play out time" - all in 120 seconds." High angle shot of a clown, a man in football kit and a pantomime horse performing a comedy routine. The horse steps over then sits on the clown. Various slapstick funny business.

    Issue number unknown - not sure if this was an Eve's Film Review or Pathe Pictorial item.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:15:00 / 01:05:57:00
    EP 285
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    EP 285
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    Lifestyle & Culture
    eccentrics Crystal Palace Clowns
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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