• Short Summary

    Joe Noble's cartoons explain various phrases from cockney rhyming slang.

  • Description

    Cockney slang by cartoonist Joe Noble.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    M/S pearly king sitting on his barrow spouting cockney rhyming slang. Joe Noble's diagrams explain what each phrase stands for, such as apples and pears for stairs. M/S of a 'trouble and strife' - wife, we hear the cockney for her hat, hair, face, eyes and wink. Various other diagrams explain further phrases, for example pig's ear means beer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1556.12
    Media URN:
    60176
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/01/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:47:00 / 01:25:16:00
    Canister:
    NSP 353

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