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  • Short Summary

    Weird German item where an egg hatches a chick and turns into a roast dinner in special oven.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Ultra Atom Grille - Germany.

    German newsreel titles read: 'DA STAUNT DER FACHMANN'.

    M/S of a man sitting at a table putting an egg into machine - looks like an early microwave oven. C/U of egg inside the machine. C/U of hand turning the control knobs. C/U of egg cracking. C/U of hand turning controls - pan up to man.

    C/U of chick getting out of egg shell. C/U of chick. C/U of bigger and older chicken. C/U of man. C/U of fully grown chicken. C/U of hand on control knob. C/U of chicken losing its feathers. C/U of hand opening drawer under the machine containing feathers and broken egg shell, and then turning control knob.

    C/U of roasted chicken in the machine. C/U of indicator light flashing. M/S of man pulling roasted chicken out of machine and turning to say something to camera.

    This is a weird one!

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:16:00 / 01:50:27:00
    UN 2432 B

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