• Short Summary

    A Birmingham girl is given a treat for caring for her younger brothers and sisters.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Birmingham. Real Life Cinderella".

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    SV Maria Kennedy shaking hands with the manager of a hotel pan as she walks into entrance. SV Chauffeur and porters unloading luggage from rear of car. SV Int. As Maria is shown into her hotel room pan as porters place luggage at the foot of her bed. SV Maria standing in her bedroom looking very happy.

    SV Zoom in to a CU of Maria scrubbing clothes in her own home. SV Maria's brothers and sisters playing in yard as Maria watches them as she works from window. CU Maria smiling and working washing clothes. SV Children playing in yard. SV Int Maria working at sink she stops and walks over to check food cooking on gas stove. SV Ext. Maria's brothers and sisters running in to house for dinner. SV Int. Maria walking towards from kitchen to the dining room carrying saucepan of baked beans and starts to dish them out to the family seated round the table. CU Dishing out baked beans. CU Maria ditto. SV Youngster sitting at table eating baked beans. LV Of the family seated round table. CU Cat on floor also waiting to be fed. CU Maria in shop holding one of the small children. SV Shop assistant handing down two trayfuls of eggs. LV Ext. As the whole family leave the grocer's shop each carrying an article.

    CU Sign hairdressing and beauty salon. SV Maria having face massaged and creamed. CU Ditto. CU Masseur. LV Maria having her hair dressed. CU Ditto. CU Maria having her nails painted. SV Ext. Maria walking into fashion shop to select her suit. SV Maria selecting her suit. SV Towards and pan as Maria leaves shop wearing her new suit. SV As Maria selects her watch and assistant puts watch on Maria's wrist. CU Maria smiling looking very happy. SV Maria fitting shoe on she holds handbag alongside for matching. CU Sign "Gowns". CU Pan up Maria now wearing new gown and smiling. Slip pan. To SV as Maria is sitting on her bed surrounded by her new clothes. (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:57:00 / 01:04:25:00

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