• Short Summary

    Comedian Tommy Handley introduces item about miniature models of everyday objects.

  • Description

    Item about miniature models with commentary by Comedian, Tommy Handley.

    Location of events unknown.

    C/U of Handley giving light-hearted monologue to camera.

    M/S of man and woman sitting behind a table covered in miniature models of everyday objects. Extreme C/U of man operating tiny working motor. Extreme C/U of minuscule book balances on woman's thumb nail. Extreme C/U of woman holding tiny working model of a rifle - it fires with a bang. C/U of variety of tiny models in palm of woman's hand: a violin, a gun and some spectacles are amongst them.

    C/U of man (an Austrian engineer) filling water tank of tiny model steam engine. He has to suck water from glass by straw and transfer it to the model. The man places the tiny motor over a Bunsen Burner flame. Various extreme C/U of motor pistons moving. C/U of motor in palm of inventor's hand.

    Note: Tommy Handley is commentator on all items in Pathetone 355. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1146.06
    Media URN:
    39780
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:17:00 / 01:14:40:00
    Canister:
    PT 355

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