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  • Short Summary

    Good item showing dramatic scenes from a film.

  • Description

    Excerpts from old movie.

    MS man in room, he picks up doll from chair, drops it and runs out. MS little boy practising with toy sword, a man puts on his own hat and coat then puts little boy's jacket and hat on him. The man picks up letter then rips it up before leaving with boy. MS as he comes back in and takes cases.

    MS people running about during a fire, a woman collapses dramatically on floor before a man comes in and carries her off. MS burning wreckage. MS people in fancy dress in room, fire breaks out and people run about looking theatrical before fleeing from fire, a woman collapses, a fireman comes in and lifts her up. A brave man goes back up the stairs through the smoke and brings down a woman who has fainted.

    MS women in bedroom, one plumps up pillows. MS as another woman lifts up doll and starts to cry, she is comforted. MS people in fancy dress at ball. MS couple chatting in front of band. MS couples dancing.

    Cataloguer's note: the film jumps around quite a lot.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1930
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:15:00 / 01:32:03:00
    ON 282 H

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