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  • Description

    Melbourne, Australia


    (See dope sheet for speech) M.S. Trucking shot shadowed drive of a house. C.U. Hand pressing doorbell. S.C.U. Door opening and occupant, Miss Dorette Collier, appears. A Kitten is perched on her shoulder. S.C.U. Miss Colliers going through hallway S.C.U. Miss Collier holding cat in arms. S.C.U. Pan the Oriental room of the house. S.C.U. Chinese imperial chair. S.C.U. Chinese imperial blood vase. S.C.U. 400-year-old Chinese cabinet. S.C.U. 400-year-old Chinese cabinet. Tracking shot into peacock room. S.C.U. Pan of peacock room. C.U. Picture of peacock made from glass inlaid in mother or pearl. S.C.U. Miss Collier holding cat in arms. S.C.U. sofa, Hand comes in and lifts cushion revealing snake curled up underneath. C.U. Snake on chair. C.U. Other corner of settee. Cushion is taken away revealing another snake. C.U. Miss Collier lifting another snake from floor. C.U. Snake hanging on door. S.C.U. Bed with two cats on it. Miss Collier lifts pillow revealing snake underneath. C.U. Snake and two kitten on bed. N.C.U. Snake with cat pawing it. N.C.U. Snake with cat pawing it. S.C.U. Miss Collier picks up teapot, pan to meal table where a snake lies. N.C.U. Snake on table next to plate of tarts. C.U. Snake on table pan to cat watching it. N.C.U. Snake head. N.C.U. snake crawling over jug. S.C.U. Miss Collier picking snake up off table, puts it round her neck. C.U. Snake round her neck, pan to snake rubbing its head on Miss Colliers face. C.U. Miss Collier standing on doorway of house, Snake round her neck and cat in her arms, waves her hand, turns and goes in. C.U. Door closing. S.C.U. Snake with head in air weaving from side to side.

    (Comb. B/W)

    Cataloguers Note: Very bizarre item

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:13:00 / 01:09:48:00
    UN 1985 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 1985 C
  • Appears in...

    Entertainment & Humour Science & Technology
    Melbourne Selection
  • Stills

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

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