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  • Description

    Acol, Thanet, Kent.

    An item about the landlord's performing parrot at The Crown and Sceptre.

    Landlord, Reg Cook stands behind the bar serving two customers - his pet parrot is lying on its back on the bar. C/U of the parrot. Reg picks up the parrot by one of its feet - the bird hangs upside down. Reg shows the customers how he can hold the parrot by its claws and beak. Reg gets the parrot to cling onto the pencil - he then spins the bird over and over. The parrot then perches on Reg's hand and picks up a bottle of beer with its beak.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3270
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    237.08
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:40:00 / 01:35:21:00
    Canister:
    CP 442
    Sort Number:
    CP 442
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Sport & Leisure Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    ODD British pubs
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The pub is still in existence. It is located on The Street, Acol, Birchingon, Kent.

  2. jamied says

    CORRECTION: The above comment should have read Birchington, Kent.

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