• Short Summary

    Skirts get longer in London and a boy sells tiddlers in Kensington Gardens.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In Camera". Introductory intertitle reads: "Skirt Battle".

    London. Long Skirts controversy. Fashion designers decree womens skirts shall be longer.

    CU a skirt, long at the back, short in the front, parades before the camera.

    OU MS Various shots of calf length skirts seen walking along the street.

    MS a navvy in a hole shakes his head disapprovingly as a woman wearing a long skirt passes.

    Intertitle reads: "Junior Spiv".

    Kensington Gardens, London. An enterprising youngster sells tiddlers to other young fishermen.

    LS MS A queue of children in Kensington Gardens lining up for their tiddlers.

    CU Pan along the queue, showing buckets and jars in their hands.

    CU Harry, the schoolboy spiv counting tiddlers into a jar.

    CU his right hand man checks the fish before the customer passes on.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1195.04
    Media URN:
    41266
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:20:00 / 01:05:31:00
    Canister:
    47/70

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