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    Titles read: "CINETOPICALITIES IN BRIEF".

    Various locations of events.

    At Melbourne Zoo in Victoria, Australia we see a 7-month-old tigress being taken for a walk on a lead by a smartly-dressed woman. Several shots of monkeys, supposedly reacting to the commentary. The tigress lies down in front of the monkey cage for a ruffle of the fur from the lady; M/S of two monkeys hugging each other.

    In Northumberland we see a huge load of hay in a field being pulled onto a horse-drawn cart. A new invention called the hay sweep is demonstrated; long teeth fixed onto the front of a car pick up a large mound of hay and carry it in front of the car as it drives along. M/S of the horse-drawn cart moving slowly across the field with its hay, being overtaken by the car speeding along with its load. The car deposits it near a massive haystack. Good shots of the workers there adding it to the pile.

    At Long Island in New York, United States of America, we see L/S of radio aerials on marshland. At the Baldwin radio station we see men working with machinery that receives radio transmissions from Europe and stores them overnight before transmitting them at a more reasonable hour for American audiences. Some machines are labelled 'Berlin' and 'London'.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    41118
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1192.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:01:00 / 01:38:23:00
    Canister:
    PT 497
    Sort Number:
    PT 497
  • Appears in...

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    WWII Radio Stations Radio Stations US Radio Stations
  • Stills

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

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