Why Ostrich Feathers Leave Home 1931

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No title. South Africa.

M/S of baby ostriches hatching from eggs. A man picks up an un-hatched egg. M/S of large group of ostriches running towards the camera along a country path. M/S of cowboys rounding up herd of ostrich. Various shots of ostriches on the farm. "To get Eve's feathers, though,...

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Cataloguer:
Jenny
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Mute
Media URN:
16845
Sort Number:
EP 224
Time in/Out:
01:47:03:00 / 01:49:11:00
Canister:
EP 224
Film ID:
948.19
Issue Date:
12/11/1931

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