• Short Summary

    An item on the Third International Watch and Jewellery Trade Fair at the Royal Albert Hall.

  • Description

    Knightsbridge, London.

    C/U of a glamorous young woman wearing a black velvet dress. She is looking down at a small brooch she is wearing, which is actually a State Trumpeter Fob watch. The camera moves down to a C/U of the watch, she opens the brooch to reveal the watch face then closes it up again.

    M/S of five different designs of clocks on a table. C/U of a gold clock in the shape of a ship's wheel, the camera moves down over the face and the narrator says it also features a barometer, thermometer and hygrometer. It also has little ships on the face. C/U of a square gold carriage clock, the narrator tells us it works by atmospheric pressure, the camera pans down to show the mechanism just beneath the clock face.

    Note: Approximately the first minute of this item is missing. The length and duration relate to what exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    67.15
    Media URN:
    2168
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:58:00 / 01:38:39:00
    Canister:
    CP 149

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