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  • Short Summary

    Unusual inventions - a walking stick which dispenses cigarettes and a two seater taxi.

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    M/S of a man sitting in an open topped car offering a man standing on the pavement a cigarette from a case. The standing man twirls his walking stick to reveal the fact that there is a tiny compartment on the top which dispenses cigarettes. The two men have a cigarette each. L/S of a large steam traction engine pulling a railway carriage along a road.

    "Like a great Juggernaut it ambled its way." M/S of the vehicles passing the camera. Next up is a two-seater taxi, the first of its kind. A woman stands at the side of the road and flags down the taxi. Woman climbs into the taxi. C/U of the woman getting out of the taxi, seen from inside the cab. She pays the driver and walks off. Driver closes the door.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 596.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    892.11
    Media URN:
    15170
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1929
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:15:00 / 01:23:26:00
    Canister:
    EP 138

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