Detail

Title ID 759Collection ID176
TitleThe Magician's Wife Makes The Christmas Cake
Date[ca. late 1940s]
CollectionSonny Hanson
Genre/TypeAmateurCine/Video clubFictionSpecial Effects [was: Trick]
KeywordsChristmas Food Leisure Time Activities Women
Location
LocalAshford
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionJohn Hanson Richardson (‘Sonny’ Hanson)
CameraJohn Hanson Richardson (‘Sonny’ Hanson)
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration6 min. 50 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

A magician's wife uses her husband's magic wand to help her remedy the mistakes she makes, and to overcome the obstacles she encounters, when making a Christmas cake. The film uses reverse-motion and trick editing in its portrayal of magic tricks.

Stills

a still from 'The Magician's Wife Makes The Christmas Cake' (1940s)