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  • Short Summary

    Comediennes Lorna and Toots Pounds are seen larking around in their garden.

  • Description

    "At home with Lorna and Toots Pounds". Title and intertitles are at the head of the film, followed by the images.

    L/S of the two girls running towards the camera carrying baskets. They run off and we find them in an orchard where one climbs a ladder to pick some apples. They make a great show of picking the apples, getting very excited about it all. They run off and we meet them again sitting on a step ladder which has been laid on the ground stringing onions together. They pull faces at the smell. Lorna pretends to cry - we see this in C/U as she holds out her hankie. She sneezes - perhaps she is allergic to onions?

    C/U of Toots, who mouths: "Would you believe it?" Looks to me like she has got an Irish accent! A middle aged man comes along and takes the onions away from them. Lorna makes a great hoohah about it all, flicking her hankie around the place. Next we see the girls dangling their feet in the river with a pleasure cruiser beside them. Someone dives into the water. The girls get in and swim with their friend. The girls (dressed now) climb into a canoe. One rows and the other sits with a parasol. They sail off into the distance, waving at the camera.

    Note: Lorna and Toots appeared in a Charles Cochran musical revue called Pretty Peggy in 1920. They were music hall stars.

    Safety print exists - show print. Probably to be found in the "The Stars as They Are" roll.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:47:00 / 01:39:11:00
    EP 090

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