• Short Summary

    Marvels of amateur skill at Model Engineering Exhibition in London.

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    Horticultural Hall, London.

    SV. Normal size motorbike and side car with a miniature model of motorbike and side car alongside. CU. Model of motorbike and side car. GV. People walking around exhibition. SV. Old gentleman with whiskers looking at locomotive model class B. CU. Class B locomotive. SV. Boy looking at model. SV. Very small model of a light tank engine. SV. Another old man examining model of a traction engine class L. SV. Clock movement made in a bottle, with its maker Norman Brooks observing it. CU. Showing clock movement in bottle. SV. Model piano being played with a pencil (tape sound for this). CU. Keys of piano being played with pencil. CU. Very small music box piano, hand microphone comes into the picture to show comparison of size (tape sound for this). SV. Model organ with the designer, Mr Willeter of Brighton, playing it. He starts to play (tape sound for this). SCU. Designer playing organ. SV. Battery operated rowing boat being started. CU. Model oarsman rowing. SV. Pan, battery operated rowing boat. The oars battery operated the boat through water.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title F)

    Note: Paperwork contains some of the names of people who built the models. Unclear whether people are featured in film but their models probably are. Names listed: Mr Lock of Woodford Green, Mr Wicks of Hayes, Mr Sharp of Cockermouth, Mr Smith of Bexley Heath, Mr Starck of Ruislip.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:26:00 / 01:02:47:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    "Mr Willeter" is Benjamin Willeter.

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