• Short Summary

    Mr A. J. A. Symons showing the largest collection of musical boxes in the world.

  • Description

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    Mr A. J. A. Symons surrounded by musical boxes of various sizes making strange noise. Succession of shots of various boxes from the smallest to the largest. Several close up shots showing the mechanisms.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1254.21
    Media URN:
    42305
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:36:00 / 01:29:25:00
    Canister:
    NSP 109

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A J A Symons seen here was a keen collector of Victoriana, especially musical boxes. He died in 1941, at the age of just 41.

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