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  • Short Summary

    Footage of a German Punch and Judy show.

  • Description

    "Over in the great forests of Germany, the travelling Punch and Judy man tours the villages - " Moving shot of a little trailer being pulled by a bicycle. M/S of man setting up his Punch and Judy side-show in the middle of a wood.

    "Every little Hans and Gretchen knows when the actors in the immortal Punch and Judy comedy-drama arrive." C/U of Punch puppet. Good shot of the audience - all little girls it seems. L/S of the show. Closer shot of some girls laughing. C/U of two puppets embracing. C/Us of little girls watching the show. M/S of a little boy sitting on a bench watching. C/U of the puppets - the male puppet is stroking its moustache lasciviously!

    "All the world over - they all love it! Shots of the audience and the puppets. The girls are enthralled. C/Us of groups of girls - very cute. All concentrating on the show. They all shout something in unison. L/S of Punch hitting another puppet with a piece of wood. Short shot of the girls applauding.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 576.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    962.15
    Media URN:
    17452
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:50:00 / 01:38:07:00
    Canister:
    EP 240

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