• Short Summary

    A demonstration of a new camera which takes pictures from the floor.

  • Description

    Floor camera.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    M/S of a lady sitting on a desk, a photographer from the "Daily Express" newspaper is showing her a new invention by Robin Hill of Cambridge. It is a new camera which can take pictures from the floor. C/U as he takes the lens cap off, C/U of lens. C/U as he shows that the shutter is operated with an electric switch. C/U of the lady's face.

    M/S as he puts the camera on the ground and she gets off the desk and poses. The camera pans across to show how the studio would have to be set out to get the same picture. C/U from the point of view of the camera on the floor showing the crew and lighting, it begins to spin around very fast.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1238.07
    Media URN:
    41958
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:30:00 / 01:06:33:00
    Canister:
    NSP 59

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