• Short Summary

    Shots of beer being poured away in campaign possibly organised by William "Pussyfoot" Johnson, American prohibitionist.

  • Description

    USA:
    TITLE: Isn't it a Shame! We had this picture before Christmas but did not want to spoil you holiday. 84,124 bottles gurgle down the sewer at Zion City, U.S.A.
    MV 2 men, one in uniform, pour drink from bottles from bottle out on the ground.
    SV bottles put onto rack, heads down.
    CU bottles head down on rack, drink pouring down onto shuts.
    SV crates in front of building.
    MV bottles put onto rack, spectators looking on. TITLE: Not a spectator cheered - they were too dry 7,000 gallons "went west".
    SV liquid going down, shuts, watched by spectators, tilt to show drink from shuts going down into sewer.
    Background: Shots of beer being poured away in campaign possibly organised by William "Pussyfoot" Johnson, American prohibitionist.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABCXP11XII5KQTPVFITNTBPR64
    Media URN:
    VLVABCXP11XII5KQTPVFITNTBPR64
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/12/1919
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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