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    Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire. "The proper training of a dog is quite an art in itself" said Mr. Lee, the well-known breeder. To begin with, a lead is used - "

    L/S of two women and a man who each have a dog on a lead walking beside them. M/S of the dogs and their owners' legs as they stop and the dogs sit. They walk off, turn around, walk, stop and sit. Obedience training. "After a time, the lead is dispensed with." L/S of one of the men walking with a dog beside him. The dog follows all commands and stays close to his master. "A shepherd's exercise - necessary for all sheep dogs." C/U of man with a metal whistle in his mouth. L/S of dog running towards master. C/Us of whistling man intercut with shots of the dog stopping and laying down when the whistle is blown. M/S of the dog being patted by its master.

    "Another exercise - " L/S of five dogs (all different breeds including a Dalmatian and a Collie.) A boy on a bicycle weaves in and out between the dogs! Very cute. Cycling proficiency test! "Jumping, too - " Four children bend down and a dog is sent to jump over their backs. Low angle shot of some boards set out to make a jump. Dog comes flying towards the camera over the jumps. The same jump is seen from the side. "And the high scaling jump - a dog must be able to jump down as well as up!" A dog is seen clambering up a very high wooden fence. It jumps over then when the man taps on top of the fence he jumps back again. C/U of the dog panting with his tongue out, the man strokes him.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 571.

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    01:25:36:00 / 01:29:18:00
    EP 237
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    EP 237
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