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    "A memory from the past - " L/S of a Roman style building with columns and stone steps. Women wearing old fashioned clothes c1893 are superimposed by a camera trick so that they look like ghosts walking around the old location. M/S of the women gossiping with each other and looking at the building.

    "Spirits of 1893!" They stand at the bottom of the steps, lift up their long skirts and do a high kick routine. "But, this is just a cinematographer's fanciful dream." Closer view of the girls dancing. They end their little routine with a dainty curtsy. "He was really sent out to picture these fair moderns..." The dancing girls magically appear on the steps again, this time in 1930s style dancing outfits - very short light coloured frocks. They do a high kick routine, slowly making their way down the stone steps.

    "See what the grass will produce here." C/Us of the girls lying in the grass exercising by stretching their legs in the air.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 583.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    17483
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    966.01
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:08:00 / 01:02:42:00
    Canister:
    EP 243
    Sort Number:
    EP 243
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

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

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