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  • Short Summary

    South African funfair - chorus girl routine, kisses are sold for cash.

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    South Africa.

    High angle shot of a very large crowd of people. They seem to be at a funfair. A group of chorus girl perform a high kick routine on a platform high above the crowd. C/U of the girls as they dance. They wear white dresses and hats. The girls sell tickets at 2/6d upwards. The crowd hold up their money and the girls crouch down and give out tickets.

    Camera pans across the massive crowd. C/U of a girl shaking a money box. M/S of one of the girls in a dramatic clinch with one of the men. They stand on the stage and we see the crowd smiling in the background.

    A clown-like figure appears in the midst of the crowd. She has a sandwich board which reads: "Scotch Kisses - Half Price - 1/3." C/U of the woman offering these kisses. She looks a bit bizarre, she wears a tam-o'-shanter and has a curl of hair painted on to the middle of her forehead. Camera pans down to show the sandwich board.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 446.

    Note: two EP091 reels exist. The other reel is made up of unedited material which may, or may not, have been destined for Eve's Film Review or Pathe Pictorial items.

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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:47:00 / 01:05:44:00
    EP 091B

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