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  • Short Summary

    An early comedy film - fun and frolics with flypaper and comedian Max Linder.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Full title reads: "A Mirthquake of Twenty Years Ago".
    Introductory Intertitle reads: "Over a score of years ago, Max Linder, the famous Comedian - made a comedy dealing with the prehistoric theme of fly-paper. Our fathers roared at it - let's see what it looks like today."

    Comic Max Linder gets a flypaper stuck to him when visiting a bakers shop, he then goes to visit his fiancee and because of the flypaper everything he touches sticks to him causing firstly confusion then anger and chaos. He finally runs from room and collides with the baker ending up covered with flypaper sitting completely dishevelled on the floor.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1694.05
    Media URN:
    60506
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:38:00 / 01:23:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 B (P)

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