• Short Summary

    "Giraffe necked" women from Burma arrive for "The Greatest Show on Earth".

  • Description

    New York Harbour, United States of America.

    Burmese women who sport traditional neckwear are seen posing for the camera. They are known as "giraffe-necked women" as the rings they wear around their necks cause the neck to lengthen.

    American narrator makes a few jokes about "the latest in necklines" etc. He says that the women will be part of the entertainment at "The Greatest Show on Earth". He also quips that the women have to use brass polish whenever they want to wash their necks.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1608.15
    Media URN:
    51582
    Group:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:27:00 / 01:29:03:00
    Canister:
    PSP 788

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