• Short Summary

    Good footage of people eating in a Soho restaurant in London.

  • Description

    Soho Food, London.

    C/U Man (Bernard Walsh) shelling oyster. He puts it on try and lifts tray out of picture. M/S Barman handling oysters to customer. C/U Oysters, man picks one up and swallows it. C/U Man as he swallows another oyster. M/S Chinese waiter showing the proper way to hold chopsticks. M/S Girl at table watching. M/S and C/U Waiter eating with chopsticks. M/S Woman at table, man enters picture and sits down with her, and picks up holder used for eating snails.

    M/S Man talking, while holding holder. C/U Woman. Camera pans from man's face down to plate of snails. He has one in the holder and with pointed instrument, he takes snail out of shell. He puts snail into mouth, followed by piece of bread. M/S Man at table, tucking table napkin in his neck. C/U Man trying to hold fork and spoon properly to eat spaghetti. M/S Man trying in vain to hold spaghetti, in spoon. (2 shots). C/U Spaghetti, camera tilts up to show spaghetti handing from man's mouth. M/S Man in real difficulties with spaghetti. M/S Man eating spaghetti next to him another man is sitting. A waitress enters picture and gives man a plate of spaghetti.

    M/S Second man showing proper way to eat spaghetti. On left of picture can be seen first man trying to eat spaghetti. C/U Man watching. C/U Spaghetti being twisted with fork around spoon. Camera pans up to man eating. C/U Spaghetti being twisted round spoon. M/S Man. C/U First man. C/U Second man. C/U First man. C/U Plate that the first man is eating from. He is now trying to eat spaghetti the proper way. C/U First man eating spaghetti.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1603.26
    Media URN:
    51447
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:33:00 / 01:45:35:00
    Canister:
    NP 492

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