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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    The use of guns for murder and sport.

    CU film star Gina Lollobrigida getting onto an aeroplane (don't think this shot is related to this item!).

    CU British cartoon showing woman kneeling behind her husband's chair pointing a gun at his back. MS bad-tempered German wife greeting her husband as he comes in the front door. CU of wife shouting and showing her husband some tax bills, she pushes him out of the house and closes the door. MS of him smoking a cigarette, she yells at him through the window telling him to chop the wood. He throws his cigarette on the floor angrily and starts to chop. Various shots of the husband and wife sitting down having dinner. Then they move to the living room. MS as she takes his newspaper from him and makes him wind wool for her. He then sits back with a cigarette but his wife comes in with bucket and mop which she gives him telling him to do the floors. MS of the husband, he puts down the mop and takes a revolver out of the drawer then walks menacingly towards the camera.

    Various shots of detectives demonstrating what to do on finding a body and the murder weapon (pistol) at the Police School at Wiesbaden. Various shots of the detectives searching for and finding fingerprints. CU fingerprints. Various shots police cadets practising firing rifles and pistols at images of men projected onto a wall.

    MS of man preparing guns for clay pigeon shooting. Various very good shots of man firing clay pigeon into the air from catapult and sportsmen shooting at the targets as they fly across the range, good CU's of rifles being loaded and fired. CU pile of spent cartridges on the ground.

    Cataloguer's note: German commentary.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:31:00 / 01:17:55:00
    UN 3346 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3346 D
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics
    AVM - Lollobrigida Murder in Britain Detectives Weapons Production
  • Stills

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

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