Franz Schmidt With Strange Pets 1947

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    Munich, Germany.

    CU Zoology student Franz Schmidt of Munich with his strange assortment of pets. A kitten and mouse sit on his lap and snakes crawl all over him.

    CU the mouse and a snake in his arms.

    CU the snake and mouse playing on the floor.

    CU the cat with snakes twined all over it, and the mouse scampering over the floor nearby.

    CU the kitten with snakes twined all round it.

    CU of Pathe news cameraman with camera. (linking shot)

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    01:47:35:00 / 01:48:06:00
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