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  • Description

    Words - figures of speech.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    C/U of a woman shouting at her husband about all the work she does. Various shots of classic books. Various shots of diagrams and sketches showing the origins of words and phrases, such as "pig in a poke" and "hoisted by his own petard". A woman says "no" and kicks her husband out of bed - for eating biscuits.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/08/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    49745
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1550.18
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:44:00 / 01:37:55:00
    Canister:
    NSP 333
    Sort Number:
    NSP 333
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture
  • Stills

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

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