• Short Summary

    Photographer Marcus Adams shows how to put children at their ease as they pose for portraits.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Childhood's candid cameraman.

    Location of events unknown.

    Famous photographer Marcus Adams shows the correct way of putting children at their ease before attempting to take photographs. A father shows the wrong way to do it, he takes ages and the child runs away, then the dog runs in front of the shot.

    M/S of Marcus Adams in his studio, there are toys on the floor to make it a nice atmosphere for children. Various shots as he makes friends with the children by taking them outside and showing them the garden. Various shots of the finished portraits including those of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret, on their own and with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1303.16
    Media URN:
    43220
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:03:00 / 01:33:17:00
    Canister:
    NP 4

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