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  • Short Summary

    Lovely story about a woman photographer taking a portrait of a child.

  • Description

    "How many of us remember that terrible ordeal of childhood - having a photo taken in the old, old way - " Shot missing.

    "Thousands of photographers almost took to drink through this kind of worry! Now, however, "taking" ways are altered." Woman photographer sits a little girl down on the ground in a photographers studio and gives her some toys to play with. C/U of the little girl playing with her toys. She turns and looks at the camera.

    "Using the rapid reflex camera" explained Miss Dora Head, the well-known "Child" Photographer, "one is able to 'snap' children whilst they are playing with their toys - " Dora picks up the camera and walks around the child for another view. C/U of Dora holding the camera. She lifts her head and smiles at the camera. "One has a much better chance of taking a "natural" study in this way - " C/U of the child. M/S of photographer and child.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 510.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    936.20
    Media URN:
    16691
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:44:00 / 01:45:20:00
    Canister:
    EP 208

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