• Short Summary

    Strong man pulls coach with hair, weight lifting and Nigerian delegates call for Home Rule.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In Camera".

    Bridport, Devon. Alex Marshall, strong man, pulls a motor coach with his hair.

    CU Head shot of the strong man with a thick rope tied to the front of his hair. MS LS He pulls a coach with his hair. CU the wheels of the coach as it moves slowly along. MS girls in swimwear sit on the outside of the coach to add to the weight. LS General view of the crowds massing the street.

    Intertitle reads: "London"

    Champion weight lifter in action.

    CU Alf Knight, winner of the heavyweight class, lifting a weight. CU Cut in shot of boxer Freddie Mills watching. MS 2 men posing in turn for the body building title of Mr. London, with comic sound effects.

    Intertitle reads: "London".

    Seven tribal chiefs from Nigeria interviewed.

    LS the seven Nigerians in traditional robes and Pathe's John Parsons, walking into the Picture - they are members of the Legislative Council here to call for Home Rule. CU Head shot of Prince Adeleke Adedoyn. CU Head shot of Mrs Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, the only woman delegate. CU Head shot of Dr Zik, (Nnamdi Aziwe). MS Dr Zik speaking while other delegates group round. (nat sound). Names of the delegates not already mentioned are:- Paul M. Kale, Nyong Essien, Ibiyink Olorun-Nimbe. Mallan Bukar Dipcharima.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1189.03
    Media URN:
    41395
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:49:00 / 01:05:52:00
    Canister:
    47/57

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