• Short Summary

    Stories in this item include a charity dole given out to old people in a village in Sussex and a small aeroplane powered by a motorbike engine.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA - NO 34"

    M/S's of old people lining up to collect a charity dole in a graveyard in Hartfield in Sussex. They receive small donations of money from the local vicar. The commentator explains the full story He says that 300 years ago a wealthy man named Nicholas Smith travelled as a tramp to test people's generosity, only member of Hartfield treated him well, so when he died he left money to the old people of the village to be handed out every year.

    Several shots of model of a ruined underwater city. A large lizard walks past the buildings. M/S of a Pathe cameraman filming the action.

    M/S of Robert Cromwell powering up his aeroplane with an engine of just 5 horse power. L/S's of the plane taking off from a field . The commentator says that it can travel at speeds of 80 mile per hour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1116.03
    Media URN:
    38877
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:32:00 / 01:04:19:00
    Canister:
    PT 268

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