• Short Summary

    Famous comic Max Miller makes jokes with wax work dummies of criminals.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Max Miller - The Demon Barber".

    East Sussex police ball at Lewes has a wax model show of famous criminals.

    MS of people in evening dress dancing.

    MS Max Miller famous comedian, dancing with the wax model of a policewoman.

    CU model head of George Joseph Smith, (Brides in the bath murderer)

    MS a policeman stops Max Miller looking at a "Bride in the bath". A policeman stops him as he tries to look to closely under the 'censored' plaque covering the female model's modesty.

    CU Wax model heads of "Spivs" and Dr. Crippen.

    CU Model of Sweeney Todd looks on as Max Miller does a demon barber act with Ken Goddard as his victim.

    CU Head shot of Max smiling madly.

    MS Max goes to shake Ken by the hand and discovers that it is a waxwork hand that comes away as he pulls it.

    (NB. Cuts in UN 1723 F)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1181.10
    Media URN:
    40697
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:31:00 / 01:24:00:00
    Canister:
    47/28

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