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    "Just off Algoa Bay is South Africa's famous Bird Sanctuary. Landing parties (even for the lighthouse) are rare...."

    L/S of small rowing boat with about 6 people aboard coming into shore. Tug-like boat visible in the background. Shot from further back as men prepare to disembark. "Birds by the multitude..." Panning shot of thousands of white birds which cover a huge area of land. M/S of group of penguins waddling past.

    "The mere mention of Penguin eggs for breakfast makes the lighthouse keeper foam at the mouth!" C/U of penguin attending its young. Other birds run around. "Bird Island...a phenomenon of "assisted" nature." Panning shot of thousands of birds. Man walks amongst them and some fly away. Shot of the lighthouse with thousands of birds in front of it.

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 517.

    Safety print only.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1928
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    16615
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    930.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:17:00 / 01:58:05:00
    Canister:
    EP 129
    Sort Number:
    EP 129
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Science & Technology Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    South Africa (Unspecified Footage)
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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