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  • Short Summary

    Jim Sainsbury practises carrying baskets on his head for a competition in London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Covent Garden's "Cinquevalli" otherwise "Jim Sainsbury" is practising daily to defend his title of "The King Carrier" at the Market Porter's Sports. London.

    M/S as Jim lifts wicker baskets into a very tall pile, M/S as the camera pans up them. M/S as he lifts them and puts them on his head, he staggers a bit, then walks off with them. M/S from a high angle as he walks down the street, he tips his head and all the baskets fall on the ground. C/U of him smoking a pipe with the baskets balanced on his head.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    420.15
    Media URN:
    19793
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:59:00 / 01:23:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1222

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