• Short Summary

    A brief history of British taxes.

  • Description

    Note: Probably filmed in the Pathe studio.

    The commentator gives an insight into the history of taxes dating back to the time of William the Conqueror with the aid a number of diagrams and reconstructions. Finally, the commentator show how we do it today. L/S's of a man walking into a tax office. He approaches a man at desk and claims he wants to pay his taxes for next month. Not believing his ears the tax officer promptly stares at him in disbelief and faints.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1296.22
    Media URN:
    43042
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:03:00 / 01:42:46:00
    Canister:
    NSP 242

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment