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  • Short Summary

    Jack Earle, 7 feet 8 inches tall, helps out at a children's Christmas party.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Is it cold up there?" Jack Earle is the jovial giant all 7 feet 8 inches of him! Location unknown.

    M/S of Jack serving tea to children sat at small tables and chairs. Various shots as he asks them if they would like milk. M/S of the children sat round him and on his knee. M/S of him stood up telling them a story, he towers above them and their parents.

    M/S as Jack pretends he can't hear the children below so Father Christmas brings him a step ladder. A little boy climbs up to speak to him. C/U of him holding the little boy, he spreads his hand out and the boy holds his up next to it, to show the difference in size.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    780.16
    Media URN:
    35657
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:12:00 / 01:23:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1565

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