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  • Short Summary

    A feat of strength - man strains to blow up an extremely large balloon.

  • Description

    No title. "And now -- the human automobile tire pump does his stuff. -- Seattle, Washington." M/S of a man who is shirtless blowing into a large rubber balloon. The balloon begins to expand. He's practising to blow up dirigibles!" C/U of the man straining to blow up the balloon. M/S of the balloon taking shape. "The World's Record. Increasing a pressure of over ten pounds per square inch." He continues to blow up the balloon.

    Note: intertitles have the word "Curiosities" at the top and "The Movie Side-show" at the bottom. This is one of the"Walter Futter's Curiosities" in the Eve Pic collection - American films which it appears Pathe bought then retitled for use in the U.K.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1004.22
    Media URN:
    36632
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:13:00 / 01:54:18:00
    Canister:
    EP 301

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