• Short Summary

    A muffin woman, a mobile dressmaker, an idea for carrying baby and shopping, Austrian trees declared ancient monuments and a motor tricycle tested by driving it over a cliff.

  • Description

    Titles read: "Caught by the Camera".

    Various locations of events.

    In Folkestone in Kent we see a pretty girl called Miss Jones who is a muffin woman. She walks through a field by a windmill with a tray of muffins on her head, ringing a bell to attract customers. She does the same in a village street and sells some muffins to a young girl. Off she goes along the street, with the tray on her head and the bell a-jangling. (I'd like this job!)

    In Sandwich, Kent, we see another enterprising woman who wheels her sewing machine around the streets in her job of travelling dressmaker. Miss Williams knocks on a cottage door, is handed a piece of fabric by the lady who lives there, and sits down at her machine in the street to sew it. A little boy comes up to her and she sews his jacket as he stands there.

    In Birchington, Kent, Mrs Edmonds is seen carrying her two shopping baskets on a milkmaid's yoke over her shoulders, and her little son in a rucksack on her back - it looks quite comical as she is a very smartly-dressed lady!

    In the village of Ebergassing, near Vienna, Austria, we see two trees that have been declared ancient monuments by the government. Also in Austria we see a motor tricycle being tested by being driven over the edge of a steep bank. Some men at the bottom turn it right side up and start it up, the theory being that if it still works it is well constructed.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:33:00 / 01:51:51:00
    PT 300

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