Snake Catchers Are Nonchalant 1949

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    Near the Murray River, Australia.

    Title reads 'Snake Catchers are Nonchalant'.

    LS River and two men moving along in boat. MS River. MS Two men lift up old tree bark picks up snake from underneath with a forked stick. They put it into sack. MS Four men working on tree bark, they are picking up another snake by tail and putting it into sack. MS Snake on ground. Man approaches and picks it up with stick. MS Snake on ground striking at hat. MS Three men picking up snakes and putting them into sack. LS Men carrying sacks after finishing their days hunting.

    (Comb. B/W.)

    Date found in the old record - 02/03/1949.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    74494
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2252.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:18:00 / 01:51:37:00
    Canister:
    UN 2070 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2070 C
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