• Short Summary

    Item showing comedy sketches, photographs and one of Hitler's speeches in negative.

  • Description

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    Pathe Studios, London.

    C/U of stills camera taking a photograph. C/U of picture being developed. C/U comparing negative of picture of WRAF officer to positive. Various shots of women working in film laboratory.

    Various shots of old sketch by Nan Kenway and Douglas Young. Sketch is shown in negative with soundtrack played in reverse. Sketch is shown in positive as comparison. Various shots of comedian Charles Coburn shown in negative and then positive. Similar shot of Cyril Fletcher. M/S of Adolf Hitler giving speech in negative. C/U of section of negative stock showing soundtrack running up side. C/U of soundtrack of Hitler's speech. Cartoon animation of soundtrack turning into little men running away from "Uncle Joe" (Joseph Stalin).

    Note: this could be the work of Joe Noble.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1574.07
    Media URN:
    50494
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:31:00 / 01:14:00:00
    Canister:
    NSP 415

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    All references to "Charles Coburn" in the text and tags should read Charles Coborn.

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