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  • Short Summary

    A race for waiters through the streets of Rome.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " "Coming Sir!" Over a hundred of City's fleeted footed waiters compete in novel race for 2 quickest service" championship."

    Rome, Italy

    C/U's of waiters in uniform, each holding a tray with a wine bottle or carafe and glasses. They line up at the start of the race. They run towards camera holding their trays through tree-lined streets lined by a large crowd. Crowd gather at the race finish line. The waiters have numbers on their fronts.

    Note: VHS Sleeve title indicates 'Cortina Sir'. This is quirky and funny.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    702.16
    Media URN:
    33431
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:23:00 / 01:26:32:00
    Canister:
    G 1442

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