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  • Short Summary

    Pictures of a Lennie Mason who at age 16 weighs 30 Stone.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Leicester - "Little" Lennie Mason - 16 years old, 5ft. 3ins. high, and weighs 30 stone !!!"

    Leicester, Leicestershire.

    MS. Miss Lennie Mason sitting in a chair and winding a gramophone. LS. As she walks up and down garden path. CU. Of her laughing.

    N.B. Not sure it would be political correct these days about a fat / obese person in this way - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    200.17
    Media URN:
    25252
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:36:00 / 01:27:37:00
    Canister:
    G 613

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    There are currently some significant errors with the description of this clip.....

    Firstly, "Lennie Mason" in title, text and tags should read Lenny Mason.

    The text also describes the subject here as being a "Miss". However this is in fact a teenage boy, who appeared on several postcards in the early 20th century. The attachment shows him on one of these postcards, the caption for which reads "Lenny Mason, Leicester Fat Boy".....

    http://www.oldpostcards.com/c/cir004143.html

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  2. jamied says

    It should be noted that the clip's title card does actually use the correct spelling of Lenny Mason.

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