• Short Summary

    Official film in which Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery of how to save fuel in winter

  • Description

    Title reads: "Government Official Film" - Short trailer film

    THE SACRED FLAME COAL FIRE

    MS Sherlock Holmes looking through his magnifying glass. MS Holmes and Watson in discussion. CU a hearth fire. MS the men discuss the fire. It's small, it uses fire bricks to contain the fire to a small area, and it has been lit very late in the day using cinders from a previous fire. CU Watson inspects the fire. MS the two men - Holmes has solved the mystery of how to save fuel in the winter of 1943-1944. CU Holmes looks into camera and puffs on his pipe.

    End title (made from coal) 'Save Fuel'.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

    NB: item was originally part of Gazette issue 43/101.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2911.21
    Media URN:
    84046
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:17:00 / 01:55:35:00
    Canister:
    43/101 (TRAILERS)

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