Detail

Title ID 4027Collection ID121
Title[The Drunken Writer]
Date[1960?]
CollectionJohn Mitchell
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurFictionComedy
KeywordsDance Entertainment
Location
LocalEast Sussex. Brighton [?]
RegionalEast Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn P. Mitchell
CameraJohn P. Mitchell
FormatColour Silent
Duration3 mins. 13 secs.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A short, amateur comedy drama about a 'mad professor' drinking gin as he writes/experiments with a typewriter. The typewriter sparks and emits smoke as the man drinks, dances and sings to himself. The gin bottle 'magically' empties itself, filmed in stop motion.

Stills

A still from [The Drunken Writer] (1960?)