L/S of a woman with a large number of dogs on leads walking in a garden of a large house. She approaches the camera. Dogs are of various breeds but mostly wolfhounds. M/S of woman sitting on a bench in the garden with dogs on her lap and all around her. C/U of the woman and her canine friends. She picks up a puppy and sits it on her lap. She strokes and pats the dogs.
"Morning exercise is a ritual with the well-bred wolfhound." reads an intertitle. L/S of woman walking the dogs through a farmyard. Large haystacks line the path. C/Us of one of the dogs - beautiful. He looks around and his ears twitch. He pants. Woman walks towards the camera with dogs and puppies running all around her. "Meal-time is the only time they show the least sign of ferocity." The dogs are fed outside a stable block. They eat out of the woman's hands. Top shot of loads of puppies eating from bowls on the ground.
Was a Pathe Review item.
Note: this item has been selected by Julian as a test case to ascertain whether glaze spots on the emulsion will develop into nitrate decomposition. It will remain in the main reel and he will check it periodically.
Safety print exists.
- Animals Caring for Young