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  • Description

    Golden eagle at Sevenoaks, Kent.

    L/S Captain Knight, expert in training rare birds, holding his golden eagle (named Mr. Ramshaw). C/U of falconer removing plume from eagle's head. L/S Captain releasing eagle, the bird flies to and lands on perch. C/U eagle's head. Various shots man removing eagle from perch and walking away. Slow motion shots of bird flying from Captain's arm to perch - shot shows the bird's wing movement.

    Cataloguer's note: Mr. Ramshaw featured in the 1945 Powell and Pressburger film "I Know Where I'm Going". This has been confirmed by Pathe a website user who also let us know that Mr Ramshaw played "Torquil the Eagle" and Captain Knight played "Colonel Barnstaple".

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    34173
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1261.28
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:21:00 / 01:45:39:00
    Canister:
    NP 216
    Sort Number:
    NP 216
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Trade & Industry
  • Stills

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