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  • Short Summary

    A young porter heaves a barrow up the 270 foot steps of Montmartre.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " To Get Home Early (and for a wager) athletic 18 year old porter carries his barrow, weighing over 2 cwt up famous 270 ft steps of Butte de Montmartre."

    Paris, France

    A small crowd encourage the young man on his way, as he carries the load on his back up the steep steps. There is a brief C/U shot of him smiling at the end, having been successful.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    664.17
    Media URN:
    26624
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:06:00 / 01:26:17:00
    Canister:
    G 1360

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