• Short Summary

    Benjamin Thomas shows his inventions including toothpaste squeezer and pipe lighter.

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    Hayes, Middlesex.

    M/S of inventor Mr Benjamin Thomas sitting at a table and smoking a pipe, he takes the lid off a teapot and fills it from patent kettle. C/U extension from kettle which keeps it warm, camera pans to kettle. C/U of Benjamin lighting his pipe with patent lighter, the flame goes over the bowl lighting it evenly. C/U as he closes lighter. C/U cup and saucer, coffee is poured into cup from non-drip bottle, and sugar is added with perspex spoon which is exact measure of a sugar cube.

    M/S as he squeezes toothpaste in patent squeezer onto brush, it gives out just the right amount to cover the brush. He puts this down and picks up automatic cigarette lighter. C/U showing lighter workings, he pumps air into it and flames light the cigarettes inside, he takes one out and smokes it. M/S as he looks at his watch. M/S of his patent plastic baby seat, which can be attached to any kitchen or dining chair.

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    New pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:01:00 / 01:04:32:00
    NP 283

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