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  • Short Summary

    Various devices which minimise spillage are demonstrated.

  • Description

    No title. French story.

    Several inventions and gadgets are demonstrated. C/U wine being poured into glass, wine drips onto tablecloth. Bottle is put down and picked up again to show wine stain on tablecloth. C/U of hand holding some kind of clip as it is placed around the neck of the wine bottle. C/U of wine being poured into glass, This time all the drips fall into the glass. Woman pushes two pieces of metal together and places a contraption into a tea pot. C/U of tea being poured into cup (some kind of tea leaf filter). C/U of woman squirting soda siphon into glass, soda sprays all over the table. C/U of woman holding contraption as she places it into the nozzle of the soda siphon. This time the contraption holds the soda and pours straight into the glass without a splash.

    (Intertitles in French).

    Note: early safety negative only. Although a title "French Domestic Inventions" has been assigned to this story sometime in the distant past, the intertitles suggest that these are in fact British inventions.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:05:00 / 01:22:56:00
    EP 007

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