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    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 68).

    01:37:45 - Prague, Czechoslovakia. L/S of an ornate mechanical wooden crib with 1200 moving figures doing various tasks such as wood cutting. Various shots of the figures. L/S of the crib with all the figures at work. This is the product of 40 years work by a Czechoslovakian man.

    01:38:15 - L/S of rows of cages each containing a lovely fluffy Angora rabbit. C/U of a hand feeding one some lettuce, C/U of the rabbit eating. M/S of a girl carrying one of the rabbits over to a table, Various C/U's as she cuts its long wool with scissors, it stretches up and she gives it some lettuce. M/S of the newly shorn rabbit. M/S as the wool is spun on a loom.

    01:39:00 - M/S of Mardee Hoff in a swimming costume, she has been judged the girl with the most perfect figure in America from a group of other models. She poses and turns this way and that to show her figure, she throws her hair back and laughs as she leans over a chair. C/U of her feet and ankles, the camera pans up her figure to her face, she smiles.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:37:00 / 01:39:26:00
    PT 303
    Sort Number:
    PT 303
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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