• Short Summary

    Eamonn Andrews introduces the Pictorial mystery sounds quiz.

  • Description

    Montage of brief shots showing: trains, cars, ship's funnel, football match, racing car, forge, carousel, cannon, tank, fireworks and machine gun.

    Pathe Studios, London.

    C/U presenter Eamonn Andrews with hands over ears, he turns to camera and introduces "another Pictorial sound quiz". He picks up a sound effects records and puts it on player. C/U of stopwatch - 10 seconds pass in which the viewer has to guess what the mystery sound is. The answer is then revealed: C/U of woman's hands stroking a comb.

    The game is then repeated with various objects: a telephone dialling tone, man brushing lapel of coat, two coins grinding together, Andrews chomping bit of celery (funny shot!) and woman crumpling piece of paper. Intercut with lots of good shots of Andrews.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1311.32
    Media URN:
    43455
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:04:00 / 01:53:47:00
    Canister:
    NP 437

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