• Short Summary

    Max Templeton of the Magic Circle makes clever shadow characters on the wall with his hands.

  • Description

    Paperwork reads - Shadowgraphy.

    Probably filmed in Pathe studios, London.

    M/S of hands making shadow shape of a reindeer on a wall. M/S of the hands themselves belonging to Max Templeton of the Magic Circle. M/S of the shadow of a mirror, M/S of shadow man admiring himself, he puts shaving foam on. M/S of Max's hands showing he is making the face with his fingers and has an extra piece of board attached to the top of his hand to make the man's balding head.

    M/S of the shadow play again, he pretends to chop off the man's nose with the razor but sticks it back on with a bit of spit. M/S of his hands working again as he pours a bottle of hair restorer on the shadow's bald head. M/S as two new hairs spring out of the top and the shadow man laughs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:53:00 / 01:46:41:00
    NSP 31

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