• Short Summary

    Caught by the Camera - ladies modelling the latest shoes, a hook and pulley system for deliveries to upper floors, and a van that can run on the road or railway track.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CAUGHT BY THE CAMERA (NO. 79).

    01:58:24 - M/S of four ladies modelling new shoes. C/U of one ornate high heeled shoe. M/S of another which has a miniature swan on the front, another has a snail. C/U of new duckbill shaped shoe, the model turns around to show it off. C/U of white high heeled shoes with gardenias on the toes. C/U of a giant high heeled slipper, a girl sits in it and holds an identical one of normal size.

    01:59:00 - M/S as a delivery man rings a bell suspended on a rope, then he puts a joint of meat on it and the woman on the upper floor hauls it up and hooks it off.

    01:59:21 - M/S as a van turns a corner, it can run on road or rail with two sets of wheels which can be lowered and raised. C/U of a hand pulling the lever to change the wheels to rail. M/S as the van runs along the track, various shots of the wheels and of the track from the front of the van.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:17:00 / 01:59:46:00
    PT 314

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