• Short Summary

    Item showing how the shape of your hand is supposed to determine what sort of person you are.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Your hand - your destiny! Location unknown.

    M/S of a young woman having her hand looked at by hand reading expert dressed like a fortune teller. M/S of diagram of different hand shapes, eg. 'primitive', which uses the example of two African men, one is crafting a long thin tool with a hammer. Next is 'useful hand' with example of people making pottery. Then 'active hand', M/S of Thomas Edison, and Gugliemo Marconi. 'Angular hand', with the example of Mahatma Gandhi walking along with other men. One example of a woman's hand show 'idealistic', M/S of the clairvoyant holding up her hands.

    Intertitle - 'Look out for next week's "Pathetone" when another of these fascinating "Fortune Cameos" will be shown.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1128.07
    Media URN:
    39252
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:16:00 / 01:15:05:00
    Canister:
    PT 304

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