• Short Summary

    Film about the importance of not wasting time.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ONE DAY"|

    The commentator with the aid of diagrams helps to explain it is important not to waste time. M/S of Hitler performing speech (note: mute). L/S's of people walking along busy London street and steps tot he subway. Good L/S of St Paul's Cathedral. The commentator does some calculations and works out how many years would be lost if Hitler managed stop people working in Britain for two hours everyday. Several shots of ships and submarines being launched with the amount of tons of shipping that can be produced in two hours.

    L/S of a woman yawning and stretching as she wakes up in the morning. The commentator says that "if you must waste three valuable seconds by yawning then make up for it by quick changing." L/S's of a woman walking behind a post and coming out the other side fully ready for work. The commentator points out that this is trick photography.

    L/S of the woman demonstrating this a few more times. Several diagrammatical shots of how many times a woman's heart beats over 24 hours and that her blood travels further than the moon. Speeded up footage of a young woman getting dressed very quickly. The commentator says from now on Miss Prim Body were going to get a move on."

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    Film ID:
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    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:23:00 / 01:23:14:00
    NSP 246

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