• Short Summary

    Hypnotism is demonstrated by Peter Casson, London.

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    Hypnotism clinic in London.

    C/U of man's eyes. M/S of members of audience laughing. L/S of hypnotist Peter Casson with several people in front of him asleep. Casson clicks his finger and they wake up looking rather puzzled. A piece of music plays and they all slowly fall asleep again until the music stops, to which they wake to laughter from the audience.

    C/U Sign "Harley Street" panning to street. C/U Medical journals displayed. "British Medical Journal" The Lancet The Medical World". C/U Casson "You are going deeper and deeper asleep.... relax and go deep asleep. C/U Girl .... "You are now a child of six ..... She went away".

    C/U Casson. "Tell me more "Tell me about it Come on tell me everything. C/U ,,,. "And you associate..." "Yes that's it". C/U Casson. "Now you're feeling quite peaceful.....So wake up now, come on, Hallo ". C/U Girl wakes up. "I think I've been to sleep" she says. Casson tells her that he has discovered the reason for why she has such a fear of the dentists. L/S Dentist in surgery. C/U Girl looking. C/U Girl's legs relaxed C/U Girl having teeth attended to.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:00:00 / 01:21:14:00
    NP 363

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