• Short Summary

    Item about circles - in architecture, science, maths and everyday life. Includes Joe Noble cartoons.

  • Description

    Part of LADIES FIRST issue.

    Filmed in variety of locations.

    Animation of circle. C/U of pen drawing circles free hand and then with a compass. Various shots of circular landmarks: the Coliseum in Rome, the Royal Albert Hall in London, dome of St Paul's cathedral. Various shots of opulent circular interiors, one looks like a court room.

    Various diagrams and stills showing; wheels on a car, coins, Christmas pudding, movie camera lens, film can (with cartoonist Joe Noble's name on it), a reel of film and the universe. Animated cartoon - a circle turns into a caricature of Neville Chamberlain.

    Various animated diagrams showing diameter and circumference if circle. Various shots of mathematical experiment (seems to be something to do with probability); a girl drops nails onto a board covered with lines.

    Various C/U of book of interior designs using circles. Various shots of glamorous model looking through circle - trick shot creates kaleidoscope effect. C/U of bride and wedding ring. C/U of women's hand brandishing a frying pan.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1288.31
    Media URN:
    42894
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:08:00 / 01:57:32:00
    Canister:
    NSP 215

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