• Short Summary

    Wax models of famous personalities are given spring clean.

  • Description

    Madame Tussauds' Wax Work Museum, London.

    C/U wax model Adolf Hitler, some hands reach around the neck as if to strangle him, instead his head is removed.

    Various shots model of comic actor Danny Kaye being dusted and having shoes polished.

    C/U female attendant with re-tying boot lace on model of ice skater Barbara Ann Scott, attendant then adjusts model's skirt.

    M/S attendants removing swimsuit from model of swimmer Cathie Gibson (cuts before we see anything). C/U model of Queen Victoria. C/U model Duke of Marlborough. C/U model Denis Compton. C/U of Gibson model having hair and face spruced up.

    M/S group royal family models. C/U Queen Victoria having veil changed for a clean one. M/S attendants working on royal family models.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1371.15
    Media URN:
    44907
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:48:00 / 01:25:03:00
    Canister:
    NP 248

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