• Short Summary

    With the aid of diagrams and women's suspenders the commentator explains theory of gravity.

  • Description

    Note: Probably filmed in the Pathe studio.

    M/S of pair of suspenders. L/S of young lady fastening suspenders onto her stockings. The commentator explains the nature of gravity with the help of a reconstruction of the apple falling on Sir Isaac Newton's head.

    L/S of scientist demonstrating the forces of gravity by spinning a small cup of milk round in circles without milk coming out. Several diagrammatical shots of how the Moon and Earth rely on each other gravitational pull.

    M/S of the pages of a mathematical book explaining the theory of gravity and how it applies to women's suspenders. M/S of woman's legs with suspenders on. M/S of the women fastening suspenders under a kaleidoscope effect. M/S of women wearing the underwear from fifty years previously.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1296.11
    Media URN:
    43031
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:38:00 / 01:23:06:00
    Canister:
    NSP 240

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