|Title ID||7940||Collection ID||920|
|Title||Wheels at a Fair; TV Tealeaf; The Sorcerer's Apprentice; A Phoney Business; The Gremlins in the Washtub; [Players]; What Would Voo-Doo?; Mouse House; Vulgar Fractions; The Ten Best|
|Collection||Woking Film Makers|
|Theme||Cine Club Film-making|
|Keywords||Clothing Animals Children Family Clubs Performing Arts Fairgrounds Health Services Law Enforcement|
|Duration||17 min. 25 sec.|
|Copyright & Access||Copyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details|
This reel shows a series of ten short fiction films with comedic themes, produced by Woking Cine Club in the mid 1960s. Films include animations and camera trick narratives. The online clip features a burglar who steals a family's possessions whilst they watch the TV.
"Wheels at the Fair"
This colour silent film shows a boy on the rides at a funfair. [Not in online video]
"TV Tealeaf or for the uninitiated TV Thief"
A man wearing a black eye mask climbs into a family living room unnoticed. The family sit in front of the television, captivated. They eat sweets, passing the plates along to the thief, who places the family silver into a sack. The thief puts his arm around the daughter, who takes no notice until she looks up and screams. Music plays throughout the film.
[Remaining fiction shorts not online]
"The Sorcerer's Apprentice"
Instrumental music plays. A magician turns members of his audience into a soft toy and plants a wig on their heads.
"A Phoney Business"
A silent film about a patient who only gets his doctor's attention by calling on the telephone.
"The Gremlins in the Washtub"
This film with instrumental music features a washing powder salesman who ruins his customer's washing.
This film shows a silent spoof cigarette commercial where two men play a game of Poker.
"Distaff Films Present... What Would Voo-Doo?"
Stop-motion animation about two statues who transform objects on the table.
A stop motion animation featuring a can and mouse, made of modelling clay.
In a classroom, results of an equation on a blackboard are revealed as a woman's bust, waist and hip measurement superimposed over several topless commercial photographs of naked women.
This film consists of ten pictures of pin up women in various states of undress.