• Short Summary

    Cameraman carries out experiment on young ladies at Windmill Theatre.

  • Description

    A cameraman tries out a humorous scientific experiment on young theatrical dancers at the Windmill Theatre, London.

    M/S of cameraman kneeling down outside door, dancers can be seen warming up in the background. He opens door and lets a small clockwork mouse into girls dressing room. L/S of mouse moving round room unnoticed. One girl notices the mouse and screams. The other girls who are busy putting make up on quickly follow and climb onto the table while others hold onto pipes.

    Several shots of the girls screaming and the mouse on the ground. M/S of the cameraman secretly filming the action from outside room. The cameraman eventually comes into the room picks up the mouse and puts it in his pocket. On realising their mistake the girls quickly jump on a shocked cameraman.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1297.04
    Media URN:
    34679
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:23:00 / 01:07:34:00
    Canister:
    NP 379

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