• Short Summary

    An item showing different forms of betting.

  • Description

    Betting.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    Various C/U's of income tax demands and racing forms. M/S of men at the races and others watching darts, all things people have a bet on. M/S Edgar Allan Poe tale "Never Bet the Devil Your Head". M/S man who has lost his head, it flies into the picture and reattaches itself. Various diagrams and sketches explain betting and odds. M/S couple playing strip poker, she ends up wearing his overcoat and hat. Next game she ends up in her underwear covering herself up with a giant playing card.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1556.03
    Media URN:
    60167
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:24:00 / 01:06:32:00
    Canister:
    NSP 350

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