• Short Summary

    Post Office sale somewhere in the United States of America.

  • Description

    United States of America (USA).

    Full titles read: "BARGAINS ! - Every year Uncle Sam's Post Office holds its very own bargain sale - of "left overs". And as usual Eve's there in strength."

    M/S of the auctioneer standing on a chair with a box. He says "Can I have a bid for this ?" One women asks "What is it ? to which another replies "Nuts !" which causes much laughter with other bidders. C/U of the box of nuts.

    M/S of a man playing around with his "bargain buy" a double barrelled shotgun. He aims the gun at the ceiling and pulls the trigger. To his astonishment the the gun fires and he is (quite comically) thrown backwards. He falls into the corner of the room amongst the debris form the ceiling.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1094.03
    Media URN:
    37842
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:44:00 / 01:04:04:00
    Canister:
    PT 200

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