• Short Summary

    A look at various unusual clocks through the ages.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Time, Please!

    Various shots of Big Ben. M/S of a diagram showing an ancient sundial. M/S of a weight swinging, this worked the early clocks. The mainspring was invented in 16th century and this enabled portable clocks to be made. Various shots of unusual clocks, including a crucifix clock, Griffin clock, and clock watch. One releases a candle to enable owner to see the time. M/S's of a medieval ship clock with very intricate detail, the actual clock face is set in the deck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1154.01
    Media URN:
    39972
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:43:00 / 01:03:36:00
    Canister:
    PT 378

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