• Short Summary

    We see an entertaining melodrama set 40 years previously, Tommy Handley provides amusing commentary.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Drama!!

    M/S's of street scene from 40 years ago with horse-drawn vehicles instead of cars causing the jams. Women in long skirts walk by. There follows an entertaining melodrama in the style of those times, made amusing by the narrator Tommy Handley.

    It is called "The Tramp's Sacrifice" and revolves around a wife who is having an affair, her husband finds out and sets a trap for the man, he is caught but a tramp frees him and puts his own leg in the mantrap while the lovers escape. The husband turns up and then the police arrive and arrest the tramp.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1140.19
    Media URN:
    39657
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:07:00 / 01:42:16:00
    Canister:
    PT 343

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