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    No title - PIGEONS AT FORT DUNLOP.

    Birmingham.

    Various shots of pigeons in their loft. Various shots of a photographer at work in his studio putting messages onto microfilm for despatch by pigeon. C/U microfilm being fitted into capsule. M/S as messenger takes the capsule to the loft and hands it to Harry Collins who attaches it to a pigeon's leg. M/S as pigeon flies away. M/S of pigeon arriving at destination. The message is taken off the pigeon's leg. Various shots of a man projecting the microfilm onto plate and reading the enlarged message. L/S of pigeons in flight.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    42706
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1278.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:43:00 / 01:12:07:00
    Canister:
    NSP 179
    Sort Number:
    NSP 179
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Travel & Exploration Religion & Politics Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    Poste WW2 WWII War Pigeons
  • Stills

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

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