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  • Short Summary

    The artist Poy draws a cartoon - the audience is invited to guess what it depicts.

  • Description

    £100 cash prize is on offer for this cartoon competition - and other consolation prizes. This is the sixth of ten cartoons by "Poy" the famous cartoonist. The cartoon represents the title of a well-known song. The competition entrants have to guess the answers to all ten to be in for a chance. "Simply send a postcard to Pathe's, 103 Wardour Street, London W1..."

    C/U of Poy bending over a table to draw. He seems to be backstage in a theatre - he smiles at the camera Through stop frame animation we see his drawing take shape. It represents three men dressed in suits standing around a snooker table. One man has a monocle, another smokes a cigar. One man says: Bejebers. Look at the holes ye've worn in me noice (sic) green cloth." The monocled man replies: "What about it? It has worn well hasn't it." There are big holes in the baize. Poy signs the picture. Intertitle reads: "Bedad! That's an aisy wan, isn't it?" Six of the original Poy cartoons (framed) are to be awarded as consolation prizes. "Full details on a Poster at this Theatre."

    Note: any ideas? Answers on a postcard please to British Pathe, Pinewood Studios...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    862.21
    Media URN:
    14810
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1921
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:23:00 / 01:53:06:00
    Canister:
    EP 074

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