• Short Summary

    14 year old Eric Hale writes and prints his own newspaper then goes and sells it to his neighbours in Lancing.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Boys will be - editors.

    Lancing, West Sussex.

    Various shots of Eric Hale (aged 14) writing a letter. He writes and publishes his own newspaper. Various shots as he sets the type on his small printing machine. L/S of a giant printing press in Fleet Street shown in comparison. Eric rolls the ink and puts it over the type, he has to do this for every new page. The two methods of printing are compared. C/U of the type. M/S of his newspaper 'The Magpie' when it is finished. Various shots as he takes the newspapers around to the houses nearby to sell them.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1128.19
    Media URN:
    39264
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:29:00 / 01:42:05:00
    Canister:
    PT 309

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