The Mussel's Secret 1935

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    River Doon near, Alloa, Scotland

    Full titles read: "THE MUSSEL'S SECRET."

    L/S and M/S of a man standing in a lake looking through a glass bottomed box in his search for mussels. The narrator explains that inside the shell of the mussel are Doon Pearls. Several shots of the man. C/U of the man picking out a mussel from the lake with a pair of tongs. M/S's of and C/U of a man opening his catch, the second mussel he opens has a small round pearl inside.

    Amendment May 2011:
    Mrs. Hutt wrote in to explain that this is Alloway, not Alloa, and that The Doon is in Ayrshire.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:37:00 / 01:42:57:00
    PT 287
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    PT 287
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