• Short Summary

    A short interview with John Tussaud (great grandson of Madame) on his 80th birthday.

  • Description

    London.

    M/S of John Tussaud, great grandson of Madame Tussaud, founder of the famous waxwork museum, sitting in a chair, surrounded by some wax heads. Commentator says it is Mr Tussaud's birthday and asks him how old he is. Tussaud replies "80 years of age, for I was born on the 2nd of May, 1858". When asked if he'd like to spend a night in the Chamber of Horrors he says "No, at my time of life, the proper place to spend the night is in bed!"

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    965.06
    Media URN:
    17158
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:54:00 / 01:04:21:00
    Canister:
    38/37

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