• Short Summary

    Ted Kavanagh, writer of ITMA, tries to get some inspiration at home.

  • Description

    Item title reads - How ITMA is written. Crazy close-up of author Ted Kavanagh.

    Location of events unknown, somewhere in England.

    M/S as Ted Kavanagh walks in snow in his garden. His wife throws scraps out of the window for the birds and he eats some. He picks a lemon from a tree, gets a shovelful of coal and takes it indoors. He sits down to answer the telephone then warms his hands on the fire. He sits down to write and takes some snuff, he types with one finger then puts the typewriter aside. M/S as he looks at his mail then listens to the wireless, with dials which read hot and cold. He tries to get inspiration for this week's show by writing the title. He tears it up then throws it on the floor. C/U as he winks at the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1209.14
    Media URN:
    33808
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:47:00 / 01:32:21:00
    Canister:
    NP 22

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