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  • Short Summary

    Early Hepworth comedy film using trick photography - Point Duty. Policemen and an unruly car.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Early Hepworth comedy film using trick photography - How to Stop a Motor Car, a.k.a. Point Duty.

    Dir: Percy Stow.

    A Policeman steps out to stop car and gets knocked over and breaks into pieces, he rejoins together and is assisted by fat old pensioner who stops the car by turning his back on it and bouncing it backwards off his bottom.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1800.09
    Media URN:
    60615
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:20:00 / 01:21:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 1 F (H)

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