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Flashes: Would you wheel a man in a barrow for fifty miles?

Series

Series Name
British Movietone Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
319
Date Released
15 Jul 1935
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Flashes: Nelson’s Flagship flies his famous signal once more
  2. 2Flashes: Would you wheel a man in a barrow for fifty miles?
  3. 3Sports: Reported by Alan Howland: England scratch eleven collapse before South Africa at Leeds
  4. 4Jubilee: Description by Major F Yeats-Brown

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 4
Section Title
Flashes
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Would You Wheel a Man in a Barrow 50 Miles. SHOTLIST: Shot of man being wheeled in a barrow. CU of the wheeler. This was being done for a bet. CU of the man being wheeled. Shot of the man being tipped out. Shots of the train going through snow and the man being tipped out again into the snow. Snow ploughs clear the way. Shot of the finish.
Keywords
Gambling; Weather; Curiosities; Railways
Locations
Australia
Footage sources
Movietone
Card file number
3780
Credits:
Commentator
Alan Howland
Length of story (in feet)
90
Story extras:

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