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  • Short Summary

    Lyons Corner House waitresses have a tug of war match.

  • Description

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    Teams of Sudbury "Nippies" have a women's tug of war. The girls have to have their shoes inspected - presumably for studs - so they crouch down on the ground and a man comes along and looks at their shoe bottoms.

    Good shot of the team in the black and white shirts straining on the rope. C/U of one of the girls with a very resolute look on her face. Shot of other teams pulling on the rope. L/S of two teams pulling against each other.

    Note: the Lyons Corner House waitresses were nicknamed the "Nippies".

    Safety print only. Original decomposed and destroyed.

    Was probably an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 319.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    882.13
    Media URN:
    15043
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1927
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:50:00 / 01:31:52:00
    Canister:
    EP 104

Comments (1)

  1. drflack says

    See http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/waitresses-from-the-strand-lyons-corner-house-london-news-photo/3330623

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