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    Mr Cobb makes tiny weeny models of double-cylindered engines - tinier than a match head.

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    Extreme C/U of a fly which seems to be stuck to a surface with little blobs of glue-like substance. C/U of metal item which is beside the fly - unidentified object. Intertitle informs: "The last was small enough, but the same hands have now made a working double-cylindered engine, less than one-fifth of an inch, i.e. tinier than a match head - "

    C/U of a match beside the tiny engine. C/U of the engine in operation from various angles. The two engines, the fly and the match are displayed side by side. Mr Cobb is the manufacturer of these engines. We are shown another of his masterpieces - "a working workshop." - the belting is made of human hairs. C/U of Mr Cobb holding his invention. C/U of the workshop in operation. Tiny machines spin and move.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 632.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:58:21:00 / 02:00:09:00
    EP 149

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