• Short Summary

    Day in the life of a tramp living in rural area (a somewhat rose-tinted view of homelessness!)

  • Description

    Issue title is PATHE PICTORIAL LOOKS AT HAPPINESS.

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S of a tramp waking up in haystack. M/S of tramp walking down country lane with bundle on back.

    The tramp goes through gate of cottage. Various shots of tramp walking up path and knocking at the cottage door. He makes funny faces at baby in play pen in garden. A woman comes to the door and gives tramp a sandwich. C/U of tramp looking very happy. As the tramp walks away he looks wistfully at the mother playing with the baby The tramp walks down path and out through gate.

    C/U of tramp's feet walking. He walks into an orchard and sits under fruit tree in blossom. Various shots of tramp eating his sandwich. L/S of church spire seen through branches of trees.

    Note: some might find this a rather rose-tinted view of homelessness.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1239.28
    Media URN:
    33989
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:31:00 / 01:49:41:00
    Canister:
    NP 149

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