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    No title. Cricketer Colin Milburn undergoes weight reducing treatment at Henlow Grange Health and Beauty Farm, Bedfordshire.

    Panning shot chubby Colin jogging up drive. Milburn taking part in exercise class. Various shots Milburn in bubble bath. Various shots beauty technician giving Milburn a suction cup massage. Various shots Milburn having hot air massage. Various shots beauty expert Leida Costigan giving Milburn a facial.

    M/S showing Milburn furtively running from behind fence and down drive - he is trying to escape! M/S Milburn being dragged back by two giggling beauticians. Milburn is taken into room for wax body wrap. Various shots Milburn being covered in paraffin wax by beauticians (Milburn is naked except for a small cod piece!) Milburn is then wrapped in greaseproof paper and towels. He is left to sweat off the excess weight, a beautician mops his brow.

    Milburn jumps into deep bath. C/U Milburn in ice-cold dip. M/S Milburn with Leida Costigan looking at scales. C/U scales at 16 stone. Leida Costigan puts tape measure round his chest. C/U as she tells him the measurement, 44 1/2 inches.

    M/S Milburn at table ordering meal. C/U ditto. M/S as the waiter leaves to fetch meal. Panning C/U Milburn waiting impatiently. C/U as the meal is put down in front of him; one boiled egg and a glass of lemon water. C/U Milburn looking unhappy. C/U egg and lemon water. C/U as Milburn picks the egg up, looks at it and then puts it down in disgust.

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    British Pathé
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    01:22:00:00 / 01:25:16:00
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