Watch Ways 1930

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    "A watch - amongst these coins - see if you can detect it - "

    C/U of several coins on a table. Hands move the coins around then pick up two of them. C/U of the hands as they pop open the coin to reveal a watch inside. A novel little travelling clock concealed in a fake coin. Hands move the clock around the show the camera then close the coin case back up.

    "Uniquely built, inside an old French coin - complete in every detail, the labour of months. (A trifle, costing £300.) C/U of the watch. "And here's another novelty for Eve - the latest in watches for pocket, handbag or bedside." C/U of a tiny box which when you squeeze the sides together reveals a tiny clock. The miniature timepiece is shown to the camera. The novel clock is placed on the table in front of the coins. The flaps of the miniature clock are closed.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 459.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    36994
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1036.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:03:00 / 01:18:38:00
    Canister:
    EP 308
    Sort Number:
    EP 308
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