• Short Summary

    Nice item about an early dating agency in London.

  • Description

    Dating agency in London.

    M/S of middle aged woman sitting down reading a magazine in waiting room. Woman walks out through door and introduces herself. M/S two women talking over table. Middle aged woman is a form to fill in. C/U of woman filling in form with fountain pen. After finishing she gets up and shakes hands with interviewer and leaves. Several shots of woman interviewing middle aged man. The man also fills out form. The interviewer searches through card index to find a suitable partner for the man. The card she pulls out happens to be of the woman that appeared earlier. She writes details down on piece of paper and puts it in envelope.

    M/S of the man sitting on park bench waiting for date. He looks nervous as he lights a cigarette with the but of another. He drops the butt to the ground, their are several other butts visible. The man watches middle aged woman walking by. The man pauses for a moment wondering whether this is his date. He finally plucks up the courage and introduces himself. L/S of the couple walking off through the park together.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1207.16
    Media URN:
    41542
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:00:00 / 01:39:09:00
    Canister:
    NP 15

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