• Short Summary

    A look at triangular shaped objects and their uses.

  • Description

    No title - Triangle.

    Probably filmed at Pathe studios, London.

    Various shots of different shapes in a book. A 'professor' draws a triangle on a board, it turns into a dunce's cap on boy's head. M/S of diagram of ancient Greek triangle symbols denoting numbers. M/S of triangle as a danger sign. M/S as the musical triangle is played. Various shots of different triangles and diagrams plotting stars, a sailor looks through a sextant.

    A diagram shows that a triangle always equals two right angles. M/S of the pyramids, a diagram shows how they were built. M/S of army range finder, M/S of a wedge and a screw which is a triangle that has been wound up. M/S of talisman symbols, M/S of the triangle signifying world, flesh, devil. M/S silhouette of a couple in an embrace, her husband comes home and is furious, this is the eternal triangle!

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:45:00 / 01:35:00:00
    NSP 272

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