• Short Summary

    A collection of combs from around the world on display at the British Museum.

  • Description

    Savage Combs. Part of CALLING ALL TARS issue.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    A collection of combs from around the world, from displays at the British Museum. Various C/Us of combs. They come from Borneo, Solomon Islands, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, the Congo, Surinam, Native American tribes and the East Indies. The combs are carved from wood, ivory and horn, some are decorated with gold and silver. A woman holds some of the combs up to the camera, others are displayed on plinths.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1248.10
    Media URN:
    42208
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:09:00 / 01:18:30:00
    Canister:
    NSP 90

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