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  • Short Summary

    Film star Betty Balfour chooses 25 men for role of bowlegged bodyguard in her new film. 500 men applied at B.I.P. Studios in London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Bowlegged bodyguard for Betty Balfour. Famous film star chooses 25 from over 500 applicants at B.I.P. Studios, to appear in her new film. London.

    M/S, from between a man's bow-legs, of Betty Balfour stood with another man. M/S of her walking along a line of applicants looking at their legs. C/U profile of Betty talking and smiling, she turns so we can see the whole of her face. M/S of the bow-legs, and back to Betty again. M/S as the camera pans across the bow-legs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    786.27
    Media URN:
    35765
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:11:00 / 01:33:03:00
    Canister:
    G 1601

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