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  • Short Summary

    Majolica chess figures being made in Czechoslovakia.

  • Description

    Czechoslovakia.

    MS. Chess figures on shelves. CU. Hands of sculptor modelling clay. CU. Chess figures being painted by hand. MS. Oven where the chess figures are baked and completed. MS. Man looking at meter above oven. MS. Opening oven door. MS. Chess figures standing on shelves in oven. MS. & CU. Chess figures. MS. & CU. Chess figures on board moving on their own - animation footage, the figures fight, eaten figures disappear and in the end, the king walks off the chess board.

    (Mute. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 20/02/1948. Unusual chess figures - pretty.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2238.16
    Media URN:
    75684
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:22:00 / 01:58:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 2038 B

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