• Short Summary

    People walk through caves in Styria, Hungary, and find bats hanging on the walls.

  • Description

    Titles read: "0-0-0-0! BATS!"

    Styria, Hungary.

    Several shots of people with flaming beacons entering a cave and walking through the dark caverns. Several shots of stalactites and stalagmites. Commentator keeps up spooky / silly commentary. Numerous bats are seen hanging upside-down, asleep, from a cave wall. A man plucks one of them off the wall and shows it to the camera before putting it back again.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1196.17
    Media URN:
    41311
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:41:00 / 01:28:57:00
    Canister:
    PT 478

Comments (1)

  1. Simon W says

    These caves may well be, as the commentary says, \"near the Hungarian border\", but Styria is and always has been in Austria - not Hungary.

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