• Short Summary

    Good item showing tea taster Miss Irving at work. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Tea for ?


    Camera pans along rows of cups and teapots to tea taster Miss Irving smelling the dry tea leaves. C/U as she weighs out samples for tasting and puts them into pots. C/U as she pours boiling water into every one then sets the alarm for six minutes so the tea is brewed for the correct length of time. C/U Miss Irving. C/U as the tea is turned out into tasting pots. C/U Miss Irving. C/U as the pots are turned over, M/S as she smells the wet leaves. M/S as she tastes each cup of tea with a spoon then spits it out. M/S as dry leaves are weighed and blended, camera pans up to her face. C/U as she blends the leaves by hand. M/S as she sits down at the end of the day. C/U as she is handed a cup of tea with milk which she is finally allowed to drink. C/U as she drinks it and relaxes.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:50:00 / 01:29:35:00
    NP 48

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