• Short Summary

    Preserved clocks and mechanical figures are seen in Switzerland.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Clock-works. In an atmosphere of chimes and tick-tocks, some of the world's oldest clocks and mechanical marvels, are carefully preserved in Switzerland."

    Switzerland.

    Various shots of watches, clocks and little music boxes. We also see an automated human figure called 'The Sketcher' - it is a mechanical man drawing. C/U of the workings in the back of the figure. An automated bird in a cage sings. Very tiny birds spring up from little music boxes and clocks and sing.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1064.19
    Media URN:
    37311
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/10/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:49:00 / 01:38:22:00
    Canister:
    PT 133

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment