• Short Summary

    A man fire a catapult at his son's head in an attempt to break the light bulbs sticking out from his helmet.

  • Description

    United States of America.

    Full titles read: "SLING SHOT CHARLIE - Here's a modern David - but he uses his son instead of Goliath !"

    L/S of man picking up his ammunition form a container in front of him and firing them in the direction of his son. C/U of his son who is wearing an ordinary flying helmet and goggles. However, there is a slight difference! There are also three bulbs attached to the helmet (he does look quite odd!) which 'Sling Shot Charlie' systematically breaks with shots from his catapult, William Tell style. L/Ss of man throwing objects in the air for Charlie to shoot down.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1068.13
    Media URN:
    37358
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:33:00 / 01:23:05:00
    Canister:
    PT 142

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