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  • Short Summary

    An extremely tall man called Otto poses in a park with some 'normal' size people.

  • Description

    Otto - French Giant.


    Man gets out of car and is obviously very very very tall. He walks to left; other men crossing in BG; boy stands looking after him. Then Otto poses; standing on pavement; next to the boy who's about half his size. Otto takes off top hat.

    (Goes blank; then some flash frames) CU boy - teen - on rt; w/ part of Otto (cut off at neck) on left. The short guy is holding out his hand to compare its size with that of Otto's; a few other people are peeking between them. Then MS the giant man standing on pavement w/ several people staring at him. He walks toward camera; people stare after him like he's a side-show freak.

    Height. Size; oddities.

    Note - November 2011: A visitor to the site has written in with additional information. Otto was called Battista Ugo and was born in Vinadio - Cuneo - Italy.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:51:00 / 01:21:55:00
    ON 186 M

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